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NYC's Cohen & Gresser Launches in London

London will become the midsize firm's third international office.     Read more

Web privacy activist files combined $8.8 billion complaints against Facebook and Google

Austrian lawyer and privacy activist Max Schrems filed several multi-billion euro complaints in courRead more

California appeals court refuses to block ruling overturning aid in dying law

California's 4th District Court of Appeal [official website] on Wednesday denied a request to stay [Read more

Trump signs Dodd-Frank rollback into law, ending Obama-era banking rules

US President Donald Trump signed a bill [text, PDF] into law Thursday that decreases some Obama-eraRead more

A Kick in the Pants? Ex-Judge in Infamous 'Pants' Lawsuit Faces 90-Day Suspension in DC

The disciplinary board said former administrative law Judge Roy Pearson Jr. pursued a legal theory iRead more

Federal appeals court upholds Pennsylvania school district's inclusive transgender locker room policy

A three-judge panel on the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit [official website] on ThursdayRead more

Federal jury awards Apple $539 million in Samsung retrial

Following a trial in the US District Court for the Northern District of California [official websiteRead more

Trump pardons first black heavyweight champion

US President Donald Trump on Thursday posthumously pardoned Jack Johnson, the first black heavyweighRead more

A Dutch Treat? Some Lawyers See Netherlands as Next Class Action 'It' Spot

There are a number of reasons for lawyers representing plaintiffs and defendants to believe that DutRead more

International Trade Lawyers Make Hay as Sanctions Shine

"Like taking a drink out of a fire hose" is how one lawyer described his practice, as the implicatioRead more

Nixon Peabody Beefs Up NY Real Estate Group With New Partner, New Practice

The firm added infrastructure partner Roderick Devlin from Squire Patton Boggs, and separately launcRead more

Arizona Summit sues ABA, 3rd for-profit InfiLaw school to do so

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US lawmakers reintroduce bill to protect minors from online data collection

Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) and Representative Joe Barton (R-TX) [official websites] reintroduced a bilRead more

Federal judge finds Missouri transgender prison policy violates Eighth Amendment

A judge for US District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri [official website] held [opinion,Read more

Trump questions need for immigration trials, says system is ‘corrupt’ and will be changed

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Senate releases new sexual harassment bill

Senators Amy Klobuchar and Roy Blunt [official websites] released a bipartisan bill [text, PDF] WednRead more

Paul Hastings Makes 4 Big Hires in 2 Cities

Roger Barron, a veteran corporate partner at Linklaters in London, has left the Magic Circle firm foRead more

Proskauer Says Partner in $50M Gender Bias Suit 'Cherry-Picked' Pay Data

Responding to an amended gender discrimination complaint from partner Connie Bertram, Proskauer RoseRead more

Defunct former firm of Stormy Daniels’ lawyer is ordered to pay $10M to ex-partner

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Trump pardons late boxer Jack Johnson, convicted for transporting white woman across state lines

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Lawsuit claims Texas criminal appeals judge fired secretary for criticizing GOP on Facebook

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General Counsel Need to Seek Flat Fees More, Research Finds

In the first key finding of its GC Thought Leaders Experiment, AdvanceLaw assesses whether flat feesRead more

First female justice of the peace gets obit after 116 years

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Will Law Firms Bow to Pressure to End Mandatory Arbitration?

More and more voices are calling for big law firms to abandon mandatory arbitration and nondisclosurRead more

US intends to call Akin Gump lawyer in Manafort trial; lawyers seek to block storage unit evidence

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9th Circuit cites judge’s anti-government views in reassigning case

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Here are tips to uncomplicate litigation fact management software

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Abbe Lowell among 15 lawyers leaving Norton Rose Fulbright

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Pepper Hamilton Practice Leader Heads to Utah, and to Snell & Wilmer

Ivan Knauer, who co-led Pepper Hamilton's securities and financial services enforcement group from WRead more

Federal judge rules Trump cannot block Twitter users over differing political views

A judge in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York ruled [opinion, PDF] WednesdaRead more

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Each of our document review centers are designed with a focus on comfort, security, and scalability.  We have centers conveniently located across the US and can build pop-up facilities to accommodate your review needs.

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Hire Counsel is pleased to partner with ACEDS (Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists) to offer our eDiscovery professionals a unique opportunity for continuing education without an upfront cost.

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Hire Counsel’s network of legal contract employees grows thanks to consistent referrals of our employees, clients and colleagues. To show our appreciation, we offer a bonus plan for all qualified referrals.