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Manhattan Judge Rules Chevron Allowed to File Fraud Claims Against Patton Boggs

Manhattan Judge Rules Chevron Allowed to File Fraud Claims Against Patton Boggs   Chevron Corp is permitted to sue the law firm of Patton Boggs as ruled by a New York judge, according to a report from Reuters. The lawsuit comes from claims that the firm engaged in fraud when it tried…>read more

No Comment April 1, 2014

Former Dewey Employees’ Names Sealed by Manhattan District Attorney

Former Dewey Employees’ Names Sealed by Manhattan District Attorney   The Manhattan district attorney, Cyrus R. Vance Jr., announced that seven former employees of defunct law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf will remain unidentified until a later date, according to the New York Times. The seven people have pleaded guilty…>read more

No Comment March 20, 2014

Exclusive: Former Department Manager at ALM Discusses Additional Significant Layoffs

Exclusive: Former Department Manager at ALM Discusses Additional Significant Layoffs Guest Post Written by: Nabeal Twereet   We caught up with a former ALM (American Lawyer Media) department manager who revealed that two more rounds of layoffs have occurred since June 2013.   According to the source we spoke with,…>read more

1 Comment January 24, 2014

Prank Involving ‘Devil Baby’ Frightens New Yorkers

Prank Involving ‘Devil Baby’ Frightens New Yorkers   By now you have seen the horrific commercials promoting the new movie “Devil’s Due.” The commercials are quite scary and tout the movie that is scheduled to be released this weekend across the country, according to The Huffington Post.…>read more

No Comment January 16, 2014

Federal Probe into George Washington Bridge Lane Closures

Federal Probe into George Washington Bridge Lane Closures   A probe has been started by federal prosecutors in New Jersey into the scandal involving the George Washington Bridge, according to Bloomberg. The traffic jam on the bridge, which lasted for days, was revenge for political actions.   The…>read more

No Comment January 10, 2014

Two Former Strippers Sue Three Manhattan Clubs for $10 Million

Two Former Strippers Sue Three Manhattan Clubs for $10 Million     Two former strippers are foisting a $10 million dollar lawsuit at three Manhattan strip clubs. The class-action suit, filed Tuesday in Manhattan Federal Courts, claimed the two strippers, Melody Flynn and Martina Antoinette de Truff, were hired in…>read more

No Comment September 19, 2013

McGlass Takes Away Singer’s Voice

McGlass Takes Away Singer’s Voice   A Brooklyn gospel singer says that a shard of glass in her McDonald’s chicken sandwich irreparably damaged her vocal chords, affecting both her singing career and her job. Jacqueline Simpson claims to have eaten the glass at a Manhattan…>read more

No Comment May 22, 2013

Man Accused of Plotting to Bomb New York Synagogues Gets 10 Years

Man Accused of Plotting to Bomb New York Synagogues Gets 10 Years On Friday, Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Michael Obus sentenced Algerian immigrant Ahmed Ferhani to 10 years in imprisonment for plotting to destroy synagogues and churches in Manhattan.   Ferhani, 28, had pleaded guilty in December to conspiracy of terrorism, weapons…>read more

No Comment March 17, 2013

Law Firms and Other Businesses Slowly Return to Manhattan Following Sandy

Law Firms and Other Businesses Slowly Return to Manhattan Following Sandy   Just three months following Hurricane Sandy, law firms that were displaced by the storm have begun to move back into their Manhattan offices. The firm of Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, still does not know when it can…>read more

No Comment January 23, 2013

Law Firms Moving Downtown in New York

Law Firms Moving Downtown in New York   In the past, law firms operating in New York used to house their firms in downtown Manhattan, close to the financial center that helped create most of their business. Those law firms started moving out of Manhattan in the…>read more

No Comment August 21, 2012

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