General Civil Litigation. Legal news and articles for January 31 - 31, 2012

McKool Smith Launches Whistleblower Litigation Practice with Joining of ...Branham Law Group Announces New Dallas OfficeWomble Carlyle buys S.C. law firmCowen Group Survey Predicts Big Revenue Spike for Litigation SupportThe Am Law 100, the Early Numbers: Kaye Scholer Sees Revenue, Profits DipThe Securities Arbitration Law Firm of Klayman & Toskes Launches Investigation ...SFL Data Offers kCura's Method to Manage Litigation Hold Process for ...New Director announced of the Division of Law in the Attorney General's OfficeMcKool Smith Launches Whistleblower Litigation Practice with Joining of ...Distinguished Former Federal Prosecutor Bruce E. Reinhart Joins the White ...Environmental litigation in IndiaHagens Berman Investigates Health Management Associates, Inc.Atlantic Metro Communications Offers Legal Service Providers Comprehensive ...SFL Data Offers kCura's Method to Manage Litigation Hold Process for ...Ober|Kaler Partner Chip English Publishes First Amendment Article

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BCS Anti-Trust Litigation to Be Filed 2012: Which Conferences/Team Will Survive
Bleacher ReportJanuary 2, 2012

In August, the state issued a “Request For Information,” soliciting input and statements of interest from law firms that might be interested in representing the state in the litigation. Twenty-four responded to the request, including some of the most ...more »

Justice Department
Law.comJanuary 3, 2012

Legal's first Pennsylvania Litigation Department of the Year contest will... by Brian Glaser | 01/03/2012 ...the bill provides to enforcement agencies—specifically the US Department of Justice—in punishing those who fall within the legislation's ...more »

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McKool Smith Launches Whistleblower Litigation Practice with Joining of ...
Sacramento BeeJanuary 31, 2012

"Brent Rushforth and Stuart Rennert are remarkable attorneys with an impressive track record in qui tam matters, and decades of experience handling commercial litigation and government investigations," said Co-founder and Chairman Mike McKool.more »

Branham Law Group Announces New Dallas Office
MarketWatch (press release)January 31, 2012

... via COMTEX/ -- Noted Dallas attorney Charles W. "Trey" Branham III is pleased to announce the opening of Branham Law Group, LLP, a client-focused law firm handling complex commercial litigation and catastrophic personal injury cases exclusively.more »

Womble Carlyle buys S.C. law firm
Winston-Salem Journal (blog)January 31, 2012

The Columbia office will focus on campaign finance and election law, public policy, administrative and regulatory law, constitutional litigation and business litigation. Attorneys joining Womble Carlyle are: Butch Bowers, former chairman of the SC ...more »

Cowen Group Survey Predicts Big Revenue Spike for Litigation Support
Corporate CounselJanuary 31, 2012

There's a startling statistic in the new "Salary Survey & Market Landscape" about law firm litigation support staffing, from New York-based The Cowen Group, a headhunter and research consultancy that focuses on electronic data discovery staffing.more »

The Am Law 100, the Early Numbers: Kaye Scholer Sees Revenue, Profits Dip
The Am Law DailyJanuary 31, 2012

Litigation continues to be a strength, with more than half the year's revenue coming from that side of the firm's operations. As previously reported by sibling publication The Am Law Litigation Daily, 2011 saw Kaye Scholer score two big wins for client ...more »

The Securities Arbitration Law Firm of Klayman & Toskes Launches Investigation ...
MarketWatch (press release)January 31, 2012

Customers of Blazar have alleged that he solicited them to invest their retirement assets into fractional interests in life settlement contracts which were acquired from a subsidiary of Life Partners Holdings, Inc. Our law firm is investigating the ...more »

SFL Data Offers kCura's Method to Manage Litigation Hold Process for ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)January 31, 2012

SFL Data, the first provider of a fixed-price, e -discovery managed service for corporations and law firms, has licensed kCura's Method, a web-based litigation hold application. SFL Data selected Method after a comprehensive review of all available ...more »

New Director announced of the Division of Law in the Attorney General's Office
The Star-Ledger - NJ.comJanuary 31, 2012

He focuses on business litigation and white collar criminal defense, according to the firm's website. “Chris Porrino is an outstanding attorney who has established a track record as an excellent litigator, a leader, and someone who holds himself to the ...more »

McKool Smith Launches Whistleblower Litigation Practice with Joining of ...
MarketWatch (press release)January 31, 2012

... and is a former Chairman of the Center for Law in the Public Interest (Los Angeles). Mr. Rennert has focused his practice for more than a decade on representing whistleblowers and governmental entities in high stakes False Claims Act litigation, ...more »

Distinguished Former Federal Prosecutor Bruce E. Reinhart Joins the White ...
MarketWatch (press release)January 31, 2012

... a nationally recognized trial attorney and distinguished former federal prosecutor, has joined the West Palm Beach and Miami offices of McDonald Hopkins LLC as a Member in the business advisory and advocacy law firm's White Collar Crime, Antitrust, ...more »

Environmental litigation in India
Hindu Business LineJanuary 31, 2012

Created to focus on environmental issues, the law constituting the NGT received presidential assent in June 2010, but was only enforced by October 18 that year, through a Central Government notification. On that date, Justice LS Panta, a former judge ...more »

Hagens Berman Investigates Health Management Associates, Inc.
Sacramento BeeJanuary 31, 2012

31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Investor-rights law firm Hagens Berman today announced it is investigating Health Management Associates Inc., (NYSE: HMA) regarding alleged violations of the securities laws. A class-action lawsuit was filed in the United ...more »

Atlantic Metro Communications Offers Legal Service Providers Comprehensive ...
MarketWatch (press release)January 31, 2012

PARSIPPANY, NJ, Jan 31, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Atlantic Metro Communications ( http://www.atlanticmetro.net/ ), a full-service Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) provider announces its technology solution for legal service providers.more »

SFL Data Offers kCura's Method to Manage Litigation Hold Process for ...
PR Web (press release)January 31, 2012

SFL Data, the first provider of a fixed-price, e -discovery managed service for corporations and law firms, has licensed kCura's Method, a web-based litigation hold application. SFL Data selected Method after a comprehensive review of all available ...more »

Ober|Kaler Partner Chip English Publishes First Amendment Article
Sacramento BeeJanuary 31, 2012

About Ober|KalerOber|Kaler is a national law firm providing integrated regulatory, transactional and litigation services to construction, financial, health care and other business organizations. The firm has 130 attorneys, with offices in Baltimore MD, ...more »

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