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Next 9/11 Judge Will Inherit Clashes Over Witnesses, New Defender and Covid Safety

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Sketch of Guantanamo courtroom by Janet Hamlin. The January testimony of Dr. James Mitchell, the contract psychologist who designed the…

The 2020 Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Employment Lawyers

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For the third consecutive year, Lawdragon is proud to publish its indispensable guide to the heroic lawyers throughout the U.S.…

Leading Antitrust Lawyer, Hollis Salzman, 1965-2020

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Hollis Salzman passed away following an automobile accident in New York on Oct. 3. One of the nation’s leading antitrust…

Hall of Fame Trial Lawyer Steve Yerrid on the Courage to Be the Storm

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The year is 1985. A young man goes to deposit money after hours in a trendy new Automated Teller Machine…

Alexandra Korry 1959-2020

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Alexandra D. Korry, 61, passed away from ovarian cancer on Sept. 29. She was one of a kind, a tough…

Ginsburg Gratitude Inspires D.C.’s Young and Old: A Photo Essay

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Daughter. Student. Marty. Wife. Columbia Law Graduate. Pregnant. Discrimination. Determination. Dissent. Clerkship. Professor. Mother. Gathering Storm. ACLU. Women’s Rights. Men’s…

The Lawdragon 500 Legends of 2020

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Photo of Sherrilyn Ifill by Greg Endries. Putting together our 15-year anniversary issue has been a rewarding task during these…

Lawyer Limelight: Cornell Boggs

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Cornell Boggs recently joined Quarles & Brady as Of Counsel and Senior Strategic Advisor. The dual position is perfectly suited…

Lawyer Limelight: Maria Rodriguez

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Many top lawyers develop a sense early in life that they are headed for a career in the law, but…

The 2020 Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers

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We’re delighted to present the Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers in America for 2020. These 500 lawyers specialize in…

Bill Reid Shares War Stories on New Podcast About the Law

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A new podcast from LawClerk, a network for freelance lawyers, features an illuminating interview with Reid Collins & Tsai founder Bill Reid.…

The 2020 Lawdragon 500 Leading Global Restructuring & Insolvency Lawyers

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If you’re going through hell, keep going. That’s the life spirit of the Lawdragon 500 Leading Global Bankruptcy & Restructuring…

The 2020 Lawdragon 500 Leading U.S. Bankruptcy & Restructuring Lawyers

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We’re delighted to introduce the inaugural Lawdragon 500 Leading U.S. Bankruptcy & Restructuring Lawyers. Covid-19 has businesses crumbling left and…

Steve Susman: 1941-2020

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Stephen D. Susman, founder of Susman Godfrey, died Tuesday, July 14, at the age of 79. His irrepressible journey was…

How Law Firms Can Fight Racism in Their Hiring

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From left to right: Ron Krock, Lena Konanova, and Bria Delaney of Selendy & Gay. Every major law firm has…

Trial Lawyer Ray Boucher On His Career Helping Injured Plaintiffs

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Photo by Robert Bliss. It's in the moments of solitude at the base of a Colorado mountain that you might…

Catching up with Alec Karakatsanis on the Frontlines of the Covid-19 Legal Response

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Photo by Eli Meir Kaplan. Alec Karakatsanis and his team at Civil Rights Corps have been at the forefront of…

Lawdragon Global 100 Leaders in Legal Strategy & Consulting

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We’re excited to introduce the Lawdragon Global 100 Leaders in Legal Strategy & Consulting. This year, the 4th in which…

2020 Lawdragon Global 100 Leaders in Legal Finance

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We’re proud to publish the 2020 Lawdragon Global 100 Leaders in Legal Finance. This is our inaugural guide dedicated to…

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.…

NEWS & UPDATES ON TWITTER

Advice for #students from Andy Lundberg of @BurfordCapital: 1. Be a straight shooter, every minute. 2. If you care more than the other person about it, whatever “it” is, you're going to rise to the top. 3. Find a way to make yourself indispensable. https://t.co/lNpJEOAY85
Air Force Lt. Col. Matthew McCall is the latest judge assigned to the 9/11 case at Guantanamo Bay. He's inheriting a mountain of complex issues, including decisions over witnesses, a new defender, and Covid protocols. A primer: https://t.co/vOLomXND0z
We're thrilled to share our latest guide: the Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Employment Lawyers. These heroic attorneys are working to ensure that workers’ rights are respected and fairly compensated -- more crucial this year than ever before. https://t.co/3oDfEaN4It
Unwilling to be deterred by early criticisms of litigation finance, Aaron Katz became one of the pioneers in the field. @ParabellumCap #litigationfinance #legalcareers https://t.co/v2MlVayRau

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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