General Civil Litigation. Legal news and articles for November 29 - 30, 2011

First Cravath, then Skadden, then . . . Everyone Else?Information Governance and Its Impact on LitigationKantor & Kantor Provides Guidelines on New Consumer Protection Law for ...Phone "Rootkit" Carrier IQ May Have Violated Wiretap Law In Millions Of CasesBernstein Liebhard LLP Reminds Investors That Only 12 Days Remain to Make a ...Assembly Republicans have refused to pay Democrat's legal costsLaw firm Kasowitz opens in Silicon ValleyALM's Law Journal Press Announces Publication of New Book on Legal and ...San Francisco DUI Attorney of the Fitch Law Offices Announces They're Offering ...Long-serving Wyre Forest litigation lawyer diesRigrodsky & Long, P.A. and The Egleston Law Firm File Shareholder Class Action ...The legislature's move to repeal the Racial Justice Act doesn't mean ...District 209 plan to fund board president Welch's legal woes rejectedRigrodsky & Long, PA and The Egleston Law Firm File Shareholder Class Action ...U.S. Legal Support Recently Opened Its New, Expanded Office in Fresno, California

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Dallas Intellectual Property Law Firm Adds Partner, Changes Name
Sacramento BeeNovember 1, 2011

His experience also includes Chicago law firm Kirkland & Ellis, where he was Partner, and Occidental Chemical Corporation, where he served as Vice President and General Counsel. "Keith's experience in high-stakes commercial litigation is unparalleled," ...more »

Winston & Strawn Continues Expansion of IP Litigation Practice With Addition ...
JDJournal.comNovember 3, 2011

Most recently, Winston added prominent IP litigation attorney Michael Murray to its New York office. As well, David Enzminger and David Dalke joined the firm's Los Angeles office. In addition over fifteen litigation partners from the former Howrey law...more »

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First Cravath, then Skadden, then . . . Everyone Else?
Wall Street Journal (blog)November 30, 2011

Maybe some juggernaut litigation boutique will throw its weight around and decide to double the Cravath bonuses. Or some other big firm out there will top the Cravath bonuses by just a bit, thereby resetting the bonus benchmark. We're guessing — again ...more »

Information Governance and Its Impact on Litigation
Corporate CounselNovember 30, 2011

Information governance is not a new term or concept, but it has become more important since the 2006 revisions to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, which codified that Electronically Stored Information (ESI) is discoverable in litigation. ...more »

Kantor & Kantor Provides Guidelines on New Consumer Protection Law for ...
MarketWatch (press release)November 30, 2011

Insurance company bias will not be the subject of expensive discovery disputes and discovery will only involve the credibility of doctors' opinions about an insured's disability." About Kantor & Kantor, LLP Kantor & Kantor is one of the largest law...more »

Phone "Rootkit" Carrier IQ May Have Violated Wiretap Law In Millions Of Cases
ForbesNovember 30, 2011

If the case went to court, Carrier IQ's first line of defense might be that users have agreed to some form of tracking in their contract with one of Carrier IQ's cellular carrier customers. But when I reached Eckhart by phone, he pointed out that in ...more »

Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reminds Investors That Only 12 Days Remain to Make a ...
MarketWatch (press release)November 30, 2011

NEW YORK, Nov 30, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Bernstein Liebhard LLP reminds investors that December 12, 2011 is the deadline to move for lead plaintiff in a litigation pending in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on ...more »

Assembly Republicans have refused to pay Democrat's legal costs
Milwaukee Journal SentinelNovember 30, 2011

But Jambois argued state law is clear that the Assembly must pay his bills. That law says: "Regardless of the results of the litigation the governmental unit, if it does not provide legal counsel to the defendant officer or employee, ...more »

Law firm Kasowitz opens in Silicon Valley
San Francisco Business TimesNovember 30, 2011

Kasowitz already has a San Francisco office with 18 attorneys focusing on insurance coverage, commercial, securities, environmental, antitrust, labor and employment, trade secret and appellate litigation. With 375 lawyers overall, ...more »

ALM's Law Journal Press Announces Publication of New Book on Legal and ...
MarketWatch (press release)November 30, 2011

Law Journal Press, a division of ALM, publishes more than 130 books, in print and in digital online and mobile formats, on a broad range of legal and business topics. Written by leading lawyers and experts and updated regularly, Law Journal Press ...more »

San Francisco DUI Attorney of the Fitch Law Offices Announces They're Offering ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)November 30, 2011

San Francisco personal injury attorney of the Fitch Law Office serves the entire Bay Area. Areas of expertise are in the fields of Marijuana Law and Defense Litigation, Personal Injury Civil Litigation, Criminal Defense Litigation and Financial Elder ...more »

Long-serving Wyre Forest litigation lawyer dies
Kidderminster ShuttleNovember 30, 2011

WYRE Forest's legal community has reacted with sadness following the death of a litigation lawyer who served the district for nearly 50 years. John Foxall died, aged 63, early in November following a long battle with cancer. Mr Foxall was the longest ...more »

Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. and The Egleston Law Firm File Shareholder Class Action ...
Business Wire (press release)November 30, 2011

A lead plaintiff is a representative party acting on behalf of other class members in directing the litigation. In order to be appointed lead plaintiff, the Court must determine that the class member's claim is typical of the claims of other class ...more »

The legislature's move to repeal the Racial Justice Act doesn't mean ...
Fayetteville ObserverNovember 30, 2011

That litigation was initiated by murderer Marcus Reymond Robinson of Fayetteville and two other murderers shortly before their then-scheduled execution dates. Separately, lawmakers, the legal system, the condemned and the families of murder victims are ...more »

District 209 plan to fund board president Welch's legal woes rejected
Forest Park ReviewNovember 30, 2011

Currently, the Forest Park Review does not have a copy of the settlement; the newspaper submitted a Freedom of Information Act request, and is awaiting an official response from D209. According to sources with knowledge of the deal, the proposed ...more »

Rigrodsky & Long, PA and The Egleston Law Firm File Shareholder Class Action ...
MarketWatch (press release)November 30, 2011

As a result of Raser's filing for protection under the Bankruptcy Code, it has not been named as a defendant. The Complaint names certain of the Company's current and former directors and officers as defendants. The Complaint alleges that the ...more »

U.S. Legal Support Recently Opened Its New, Expanded Office in Fresno, California
Bradenton HeraldNovember 29, 2011

US Legal Support provides Court Reporting, Record Retrieval, Legal Staffing & Document Review and ESI, Litigation & Trial Services to law firms, insurance companies and corporations nationwide. Our Power of Commitment ensures that all these services ...more »

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