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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.…

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…

NEWS & UPDATES ON TWITTER

Cornell Boggs grew up in the segregated South, and went on to build an expansive legal career dedicated to diversity and inclusion in the industry. @QuarlesandBrady #DiversityandInclusion #lawyer #Careers Read his full story: https://t.co/AdBkM1RbfJ
@PomerantzLLP: .@lawdragon_news honored @PomerantzLLP Partner Murielle Steven Walsh as one of the top 500 Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers in America for 2020: https://t.co/FH9rxcKJoU #SecuritiesLitigation #SecLaw #SecuritiesLaw #ClassAction #InstitutionalInvestors https://t.co/Qxkg81AtU2
Maria Rodriguez of @McDermottLaw is working collaboratively with clients and diversity equity inclusion experts to help move the needle on social justice and equality. "We are dedicating great thoughtfulness to it... it feels incredibly profound." https://t.co/DaTjksNOJ3
@HollandHart: Congratulations to @HollandHart's Jane Michaels, an experienced trial lawyer, arbitrator, and mediator, for being inducted into the Lawdragon Hall of Fame. @lawdragon_news | https://t.co/ZpVoT98DZU https://t.co/UrDwOQ1Rb2

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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