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Lawdragon Releases The Plaintiff Issue Magazine

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From left to right: Kalpana Srinivasan, Tom Moore, Judy Livingston, Larry Rogers and Jeremy Lieberman. Below is the complete digital…

Advice for 2020 Law School Graduates from America’s Top Lawyers

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Photo of Randi McGinn by Kip Malone. Here at Lawdragon, we’re fascinated by the many ways lawyers shape the world….

Grab ‘Em By The Verdict: Genie Harrison Takes on Sexual Harassment and Abuse

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Genie Harrison once dreamt of prosecuting war criminals. She found her calling taking on sexual harassment. Photo provided by the…

Lawyers as Essential Second Responders in Catastrophes

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In times of catastrophe, lawyers generally are not key first responders. The legal community provides assistance not just shortly after the devastation occurs, but for months and years into the future.

Lawyers Tackle Covid-19: James Bostwick

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Bostwick, a medical malpractice and personal injury attorney based in California, discusses the delay of justice caused by court closures during the pandemic.

Lawyers Tackle Covid-19: Jennifer Selendy & David Elsberg

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Selendy & Elsberg co-manage Selendy & Gay. “No firm is immune, but we’ve taken steps to protect our firm against the financial and cultural impacts of remote work.”

Lawyers Tackle Covid-19: David A. Lash of O’Melveny

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Lash is head of his firm’s pro bono program and is assisting legal aid groups, small businesses and non-profits as they navigate this unprecedented crisis.

Lawyers Tackle Covid-19: Evan Chesler of Cravath

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Cravath’s efforts during the pandemic include advising clients across all sectors of the economy and partnering with legal aid groups to help the hardest hit.

Lawyers Tackle Covid-19: Johnine P. Barnes of Greenberg Traurig

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Barnes talked with us about the early effects of the pandemic on the workforce and businesses, as well as her own adjusted practice.

The 2020 Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers

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My brother went back to work today. He’s an essential worker in the Midwest whose essentialness is his skills at...

Firms Respond to Covid-19 Crisis with Free Legal Resources

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In this uncertain time, many firms represented on this year’s Lawdragon 500 have taken the lead in disseminating free legal advice related to Covid-19.

Lawyers Tackle Covid-19: Michael Kosnitzky of Pillsbury Winthrop

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Kosnitzky, co-leader of Pillsbury’s Wealth Management practice, on top client questions and how his firm has adjusted operations during the crisis.

Lawyers Tackle Covid-19: Tamar Frankel of Boston University School of Law

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Frankel discusses brokers’ duties, market volatility, and whether the pandemic can be considered a force majeure event.

Lawyers Tackle Covid-19: Nicholas Gravante Jr of Boies Schiller Flexner

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Gravante shares adjusted plans for the firm’s summer associate program, and his most important piece of advice for clients right now.

The 2020 Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America

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We have never published a Lawdragon 500 guide at a moment of greater uncertainty. Courts are closed, the engine of...

Lawdragon Presents the 2020 Inductees to the 500 Hall of Fame

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Photo of Anita Hill by Ken Richardson. The 2020 inductions to the Lawdragon 500 Hall of Fame reflect the amazing…

Due Process Violation Claimed Over CIA Electronic Presence in 9/11 Pretrial

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Sketch by Janet Hamlin. Video and audio reaches the courtroom viewing gallery on a 40-second delay to prevent the spill…

Lead Lawyer’s Potential Exit From 9/11 Case Sparks Emotional Arguments

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Guantanamo Naval Base, Cuba – James Harrington, the 75-year-old fixture of the Sept. 11 case, asked a military judge on…

Lead Defense Lawyer in Sept. 11 Case Asks To Leave, Creating Uncertainty for Path to Trial

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Defense attorney James Harrington.  Guantanamo Naval Base, Cuba – One of the lead defense lawyers in the Sept. 11 military…

Lawdragon 500 Leading Family Lawyers

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We’re proud to publish the 2020 Lawdragon 500 Leading Family Lawyers – a first-rate collection of the nation’s best advisors...

CIA’s Architect of Brutal Interrogations Claims He Later Held Hands of Accused 9/11 Mastermind

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Sketch by Janet Hamlin. James Mitchell (above) completed his testimony Friday morning before John “Bruce” Jessen took the stand. Guantanamo…

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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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