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The Lawdragon Global Litigation 500

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Honoree Natasha Harrison by Chris Renton We are proud to introduce our inaugural Lawdragon Global Litigation 500. “We are the…

Lawyer Limelight: Jeannemarie O’Brien

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Photo by Laura Barisonzi. The global Covid-19 pandemic is another reminder that not all law firms are created equal or…

Announcing the 2021 Inductees to the Lawdragon 500 Hall of Fame

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We are thrilled to introduce the new members of the Lawdragon Hall of Fame. These lawyers are among the most…

The 2021 Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America

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We are proud to introduce the 2021 Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America. These are the plaintiffs' lawyers and voting…

Lawyer Limelight: Hezekiah Sistrunk

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Johnnie Cochran became a household name across the U.S. when he won an acquittal for former football star O.J. Simpson…

Cadwalader Builds
Heavyweight Litigation
Presence

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Photo of Pat Quinn by Dave Cross. Pat Quinn couldn’t have known six years ago that this moment would come…

The Great and Grand Adventures of Attorney Geoffrey L. Harrison

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Photo by Kaycee Joubert.  If clothes make the man, Steve Susman was bewildered. Before him stood the prodigy. The top…

Lawdragon Releases 15-Year Anniversary Print Magazine

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Welcome to the Glorious Defiants – Lawdragon’s 15th anniversary celebration of leading lawyers and legal professionals defining and changing our…

An Urgent Legacy: Fisk Shows How
HBCUs Can Help Law Firms Diversify

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Photo of  John Lewis by UPI / Alamy Stock Photo. He had stowed an apple and an orange in his…

Sigrid McCawley on Taking Down Jeffrey Epstein

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Photo by Josh Ritchie. Sigrid McCawley had just returned from maternity leave in 2014, after giving birth to her fourth…

Lawdragon 500 Leading U.S. Corporate Employment Lawyers

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Honoree Paul Lancaster Adams We’re delighted to announce the Lawdragon 500 Leading U.S. Corporate Employment Lawyers. This is our 13th…

Giving Voice to The Silenced: Anatomy of a Sexual Abuse Practice at Taylor & Ring

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Natalie Weatherford by Amy Cantrell. Long before the #MeToo movement brought sexual abuse and harassment to the forefront of our…

Hagens Berman Partner Anthony D. Shapiro, 1957-2020

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Anthony D. Shapiro, a partner at Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro, died Nov. 16, 2020, from cancer. He was 62. The…

Lawyer Limelight:
Philip Harnett Corboy Jr.

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Photo by Michelle Nolan. As the pandemic continues, trial lawyer Philip Harnett Corboy Jr. has grown increasingly concerned that the…

A Pandemic, a Hot Market and “All Systems Go” for Cravath’s Capital Markets Team

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Photo of Andy Pitts and Craig Arcella by Laura Barisonzi. Dealmakers everywhere had reason for high hopes as they greeted…

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…

NEWS & UPDATES ON TWITTER

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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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