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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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.

NEWS & UPDATES ON TWITTER

@kramerlevin: Congratulations to Bankruptcy and Restructuring partner Amy Caton, White Collar Defense and Investigations partner Dani R. James and Corporate partner Jamie Kocis, named to the @lawdragon_news 500 for 2020! https://t.co/AUq1SzFE3J https://t.co/SNmgxQSPi6
We love lawyers. But in researching the global field of experts providing #bankruptcy and #restructuring guidance, we found that many crucial players are non-lawyers, or lawyers working outside of law firms. This guide is an homage to them. https://t.co/sKoOzBFiql
@PomerantzLLP: “We’re taking on cases on behalf of the defrauded, of the little guy... You’re representing the underrepresented, lending a voice to those who don’t have one.” Read more in @Lawdragon_news' interview with @PomerantzLLP Managing Partner Jeremy Lieberman https://t.co/n6iJtXZKvx
The legal system is shaping our lives and businesses every day. Jesse Dungan is making sure the public knows about the most crucial cases out there. #CivilRights #legaljobs #LegalNews @IGC_US https://t.co/I2qiHdZa0E

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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