Construction & Development. Legal news and articles for January 31 - 31, 2012

Mintz Levin Attorney Stephen J. Gulotta, Jr. Named Client Service All-Star by ...US Justice Department sues St. Bernard Parish over restrictions on apartments ...Williams Mullen Partner John L. Walker, III Elected Chairman of the Board of ...Education leaders offer plan to fix school funding lawMayor Announces Reorganization Of NLDCLaw Students Sue To Stop 'Over The River' Art ProjectLaw Firms Resume Poaching Partners in Tough MarketProsecutor's Office Holding Career Development WorkshopElectronic Recyclers International Names Tyler Browning Corporate CounselComing up, new phone scam involves law enforcementChina-Based Hackers Target Law Firms to Get Secret Deal DataEntergy's CEO Discusses Q4 2011 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptPolice Integrity Lost: A Study of Law Enforcement Officers ArrestedFacebook Lawyers Want 'Stratospheric' Fee, Says Man Suing for OwnershipVa. House, Senate approve ban on mandatory labor agreements

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How to win a “bet-the-company” lawsuit
Smart Business NetworkJanuary 1, 2012

A number of years ago, I represented an insurance company which sued a law firm for breach of fiduciary duty. The case was tried by a jury. The defendant was represented by a well-known, highly regarded law firm. I thought that the defendant's lawyers...more »

NA passed 25 bills, enacted 22 laws in 2011
The News InternationalJanuary 2, 2012

The Petroleum Products (Petroleum Levy) (Amendment) Act, 2011 (November 25, 2011), the Gas Infrastructure Development Cess Act, 2011 (November 25), the Bank (Nationalisation) (Amendment) Act, 2010 (November 23), the Anti-Dumping Duties (Amendment) Act, ...more »

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Mintz Levin Attorney Stephen J. Gulotta, Jr. Named Client Service All-Star by ...
MarketWatch (press release)January 31, 2012

According to BTI, these attorneys "impress corporate counsel with a keen understanding of business issues, thought-leading approaches to legal services and total commitment to client needs -- an astounding feat when also tackling shrinking dollars for ...more »

US Justice Department sues St. Bernard Parish over restrictions on apartments ...
The RepublicJanuary 31, 2012

Parish President David Peralta was not immediately available for comment on the suit filed in US District Court in New Orleans. It involves ordinances and zoning regulations proposed and fought for by former Parish President Craig Taffaro, whom Peralta ...more »

Williams Mullen Partner John L. Walker, III Elected Chairman of the Board of ...
DigitalJournal.com (press release)January 31, 2012

Mr. Walker will be the third lawyer from Williams Mullen to hold this prestigious position. Mr. Walker's areas of practice include business litigation, commercial litigation, land use/real estate litigation, banking litigation, insurance law, ...more »

Education leaders offer plan to fix school funding law
Baltimore SunJanuary 31, 2012

By Liz Bowie, The Baltimore Sun State education leaders have offered legislators their recommendations for fixing the state law that requires local governments to fund their public schools at a minimum level. The state's superintendents, teachers union ...more »

Mayor Announces Reorganization Of NLDC
Patch.comJanuary 31, 2012

John Brooks, a Fort Trumbull development consultant with the NLDC, said the change will not affect the project. River Bank Construction is currently continuing work on the design of the project and seeking financing. In addition, the Yale Urban Design ...more »

Law Students Sue To Stop 'Over The River' Art Project
KMGH DenverJanuary 31, 2012

The students in the Environmental Law Clinic at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law are filing the lawsuit on behalf the grassroots, all-volunteer organization Rags Over the Arkansas River (ROAR). The group opposes the industrial-scale art ...more »

Law Firms Resume Poaching Partners in Tough Market
Wall Street JournalJanuary 31, 2012

Billable hours increased only 1% overall last year and dropped sharply for transactional work in the fourth quarter, according to the index, which is based on data from about 130 large law firms. Bankruptcy work declined throughout the year.more »

Prosecutor's Office Holding Career Development Workshop
Patch.comJanuary 31, 2012

The Morris County Prosecutor's Office Community Affairs Unit will be holding a law enforcement career development workshop at the Morris County Public Safety Training Academy starting Feb. 1 and continuing through April 4. The program, which the office ...more »

Electronic Recyclers International Names Tyler Browning Corporate Counsel
MarketWatch (press release)January 31, 2012

Browning most recently served for three years as a senior associate at Browning & Browning, LLP and as Director of Business Development and Legal Counsel for CP, Inc., a multi-million dollar holding company that administers, owns and develops branded ...more »

Coming up, new phone scam involves law enforcement
14 News WFIE EvansvilleJanuary 31, 2012

The Owensboro Convention Center is set to begin working on blueprints after the Industrial Development Authority gave its final approval today. Trahan Architects along with Denark Construction can officially begin construction development.more »

China-Based Hackers Target Law Firms to Get Secret Deal Data
BusinessWeekJanuary 31, 2012

The Canadian government later killed the BHP takeover using federal powers to declare it wasn't in the nation's interest. Similarities between the Canadian attack and other recent intrusions at US law firms suggest that cyberattacks on attorneys are ...more »

Entergy's CEO Discusses Q4 2011 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Seeking AlphaJanuary 31, 2012

On a parallel path, hearings continued from October 2011 to January of this year before Administrative Law Judges of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation or DEC, were completed for the designated first set of issues.more »

Police Integrity Lost: A Study of Law Enforcement Officers Arrested
Newswise (press release)January 31, 2012

Newswise — BOWLING GREEN, O.—A Bowling Green State University criminal justice team is developing the first national profile of police integrity through an analysis of police crime committed by sworn law enforcement officers.more »

Facebook Lawyers Want 'Stratospheric' Fee, Says Man Suing for Ownership
BloombergJanuary 31, 2012

Ceglia then switched to a team led by DLA Piper LLP, one of the biggest law firms in the world, with 4200 attorneys in 30 countries. DLA Piper quit less than three months later. Ceglia was then represented by a San Diego lawyer who was replaced by ...more »

Va. House, Senate approve ban on mandatory labor agreements
Washington TimesJanuary 31, 2012

By David Sherfinski The Virginia House and Senate on Tuesday voted to ban mandatory project labor agreements on state-funded construction projects, a move proponents argue will help protect the state's right-to-work laws and create a level playing ...more »

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