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Redemption Road: Cravath’s Supreme Court Victory for American Express

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Cravath traversed a do-or-die path to a U.S. Supreme Court victory for AmEx that will change competition for years to…

The Disruptors: Keller Lenkner Moves From Legal Finance to Practicing Law

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Photo of Travis Lenkner, Ashley Keller and Adam Gerchen by Michelle Nolan. Lawyers fear change. It’s ingrained. Required. Incrementalism is…

Attorneys in Sept. 11 Case Battle Over Adequacy of Bleak Torture Descriptions

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David Nevin is the lead defense attorney for Khalid Shaikh Mohammad. Guantanamo Naval Base, Cuba – Prosecutors and defense attorneys in the…

The Producers: Robin Cohen

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Photo by Dave Cross. Lawdragon is presenting a series looking at lawyers who produce vast amounts of business for their…

Lawyer Limelight: David Anders

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Photo by Laura Barisonzi.  Scoring a perfect trial record as an assistant U.S. attorney in the nation’s most elite prosecutorial…

Titan of the Trial Bar: Plaintiffs’ Lawyer Thomas Demetrio

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Photo by Michelle Nolan. There is a grace in symmetry, a poetry in a life incredibly well-lived. And electricity when…

Data Privacy Law: Challenges and Practical Solutions for Businesses in 2018

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California sent shock waves around the world in June 2018 when lawmakers unanimously approved the California Consumer Privacy Act of…

Lawyer Limelight: Salvatore Graziano

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Photo by Laura Barisonzi. Look no further than Salvatore Graziano to find the type of veteran litigator that has enabled…

Lawdragon 500 Focus: Trial Lawyers Randi McGinn and Kathy Love

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Photo of Randi McGinn by Kip Malone. “In her difference is power.” The intersection of women in the law is…

Lawyer Limelight: Deneen Howell

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Photo by Eli Meir Kaplan.  Inspired by her mother and legal dramas such as “L.A. Law” and “Hill Street Blues,”…

Disputes Over Plea Negotiations in Sept. 11 Case Halted by Hurricane Florence

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Flags at Camp Justice were lowered on Tuesday in recognition of the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Guantanamo Naval…

Defense Seeks Recusal of New Judge Who Claims Little Memory of His Feelings On Sept. 11, 2001

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The military judge decided Tuesday not to recuse himself but said defense teams could raise challenges again based on new…

Lawyer Limelight: Thomas J. Nolan

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Photo by Hugh Williams.  If you were casting the Cinderella story of lawyers, you’d have to give consideration to Thomas…

Suppression of “Clean Team” Statements a Turning Point in Sept. 11 Case

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Photo of the courtroom used for the Sept. 11 case provided by Joint Task Force Guantanamo Public Affairs. A military…

Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Employment Lawyers

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We’re thrilled to introduce the newest addition to our acclaimed 500 series – the Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Employment Lawyers....

Lawyers in Sept. 11 Case Claim CIA-FBI Collusion Taints All Interrogations

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Defense lawyers James Connell (left) and Marine Lt. Col. Derek Poteet took questions from reporters before the July 23-27 pretrial…

Lawyer Douglas Wigdor on #MeToo Litigation and His Career in Employment Law

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Photo provided by the firm. Douglas Wigdor of Wigdor LLP has been battling employment discrimination and sexual assault through civil…

100 Leading Legal Consultants and Strategists of 2018

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The challenges faced by law firms are a fun-house mirror of a first-world problem. Yes, there are children crying on…

Lawdragon 500: The Legends (2018)

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Remember the iconic advertisement asking, “What becomes a legend most?” For lawyers, it’s greatness at winning iconic trials, bringing litigation...

Implementing Workplace Guidelines to Ease the Transition for Transitioning Employees

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When people think of #MeToo and #TimesUp – movements that have engulfed our national narrative – we immediately conjure images…

Manatt Selects Donna L. Wilson as Managing Partner and CEO

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Photo of Bill Quicksilver and Donna L. Wilson by Amy Cantrell. Manatt has selected Donna L. Wilson as its new…

NEWS & UPDATES ON TWITTER

RIP John J. Gibbons, Dead at 94; Former 3rd Circuit Judge Was a Remarkable Lawyer, Leader https://t.co/FzlDq8VThW via @TheNLJ
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Trump Says He Has Chosen William Barr to Be Next Attorney General https://t.co/LnpMlgrVHK via @WSJ
Justices Revive Challenge to Mandatory Bar Association Fees https://t.co/AHYMDy5lsr via @TheNLJ

From the Archives 

Guantanamo Bay: A Video Introduction

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About this Lawdragon short documentary “Guantanamo Bay: A Video Introduction” takes viewers inside the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base and Joint Task…

Being There: David Boies’ First 50 Years in Court

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Photo by Jennifer Pottheiser. Artwork by Stephanie Blackman.  It’s Vegas, baby, and the tables are warming up. But first, let’s…

Pretrial of the Century: The Sept. 11 Case at Guantanamo Bay

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This Pentagon-approved sketch by court artist Janet Hamlin from June 2014 shows the perspective from the viewing gallery at the…

Rwanda’s Long Road to Justice

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Mass graves at the Kigali Genocide Memorial Center (Photo by John Ryan) Magazine Feature: In the nearly 20 years since the…

Corporate America’s Main Street

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Vice Chancellor Leo Strine of the Delaware Court of Chancery (Photo by Hugh Williams) Richard Posner should have been a…

Apartheid’s Legal Legacy

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Archbishop Desmond Tutu chaired the TRC and later supported prosecutions for non-participants. Photo by Komelau/Dreamstime.com. Magazine Feature: South Africa’s successful…

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