Mid-Law

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    Morris Nichols Bolsters Bankruptcy Practice With 2 Attorneys

    Delaware firm Morris Nichols Arsht & Tunnell LLP has added to its bankruptcy and restructuring practice two attorneys who previously worked at Polsinelli PC and Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP.

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    Jackson Walker Steps Down From 4E Ch. 11 Amid Fees Probe

    Jackson Walker LLP, the firm at the center of a legal ethics scandal over the undisclosed relationship between a lawyer and a bankruptcy judge, has stepped down as Chapter 11 counsel to hand sanitizer maker 4E Brands Northamerica LLC as a Texas bankruptcy judge considers revoking $800,000 in legal fees paid to the firm in the case.

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    Pashman Stein Names 3 NJ Attys To Executive Committee

    Pashman Stein Walder Hayden PC has tapped three attorneys from the bankruptcy, construction and litigation practice groups to move up to the firm's executive committee, effective the beginning of 2024.

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    Lathrop GPM Adds 8-Person IP Team In Dallas

    Lathrop GPM LLP is continuing its wave of recent expansion this winter by hiring an eight-person intellectual property team in Dallas from Ferguson Braswell Fraser Kubasta PC.

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    Marshall Dennehey Adds Med Mal Pro In Pittsburgh

    An attorney with more than three decades of experience in medical malpractice litigation has moved her practice to Marshall Dennehey's Pittsburgh office after more than five years of practicing with Davis McFarland & Carroll LLC.

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    Adams And Reese To Launch Aviation And Aerospace Group

    Adams and Reese LLP is launching an aviation and aerospace practice with two former Jenner & Block LLP attorneys joining as its co-leaders, both of whom previously held top positions with Boeing and the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration.

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    How Stradley Ronon Is Cautiously Testing Generative AI

    Several BigLaw firms with deep pockets have formed artificial intelligence task forces and launched their own internal generative AI tools. Here is a look at how midsize firm Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young LLP is carefully experimenting with the technology.

  • Berkeley Law Says Antisemitism Suit Should Be Tossed

    The University of California, Berkeley School of Law pushed back this week against a Jewish advocacy organization's accusations that the school has fostered an antisemitic culture that has led to harassment of Jews on campus, arguing that the lawsuit should be dismissed since the university is acting under long-established constitutional principles that require it to protect student speech it does not necessarily endorse.

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    Compensation, Work-Life Balance Keep Associates At Firms

    Above all else, associates value compensation, work-life balance and career path opportunities when they're deciding whether to remain at their firms, according to a new study conducted by the NALP Foundation that was unveiled Tuesday.

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    Stoel Rives Adds New Real Estate Partner In San Diego

    Stoel Rives LLP hired a former Finch Thornton & Baird LLP partner as a new partner for its real estate practice in San Diego, the firm announced.

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    Retired NY Appellate Judge Joins Harris Beach In Buffalo

    Harris Beach PLLC has announced that a longtime New York State appellate judge joined the firm's Buffalo office as a partner following her decision to retire last summer.

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    Smith Gambrell's Fla. Move Marks 3rd Combination In 2 Years

    Atlanta-based Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP has racked up its third combination in just two years after the firm announced it would add ABL Law in Jacksonville, Florida, to its ranks, bolstering the firm's capabilities in litigation and corporate work.

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    Foley Hoag Promotes 4 To C-Suite, Names Assistant GC

    Boston-based Foley Hoag LLP has elevated four of its business professionals to chief officer status and named another as its assistant general counsel.

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    Ex-Bankruptcy Judge Taps McKool Smith Amid Ethics Scandal

    Former Texas bankruptcy Judge David R. Jones has hired McKool Smith to represent him in the lawsuit that revealed his longtime romantic relationship with a Jackson Walker LLP attorney and sparked a major judicial ethics scandal.

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    Hinckley Allen Expands To Fla. With Construction Firm Merger

    Hinckley Allen & Snyder LLP has expanded into Florida by absorbing construction and business firm Ferencik Libanoff Brandt Bustamante & Goldstein PA to establish an office in the Fort Lauderdale area.

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    Blank Rome Adds Balch & Bingham Litigation Leader In Texas

    The former leader of Balch & Bingham LLP's Texas litigation practice has jumped to Blank Rome LLP's Houston office.

  • ABA Prez Nominee Wants Organization To Lead On Diversity

    The American Bar Association's Nominating Committee on Monday named solo practitioner Michelle Behnke of Madison, Wisconsin, as its nominee to serve as president for the 2025-2026 term.

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    ABA Passes Historic Law School Free Speech Proposal

    The American Bar Association's policymaking body on Monday adopted a proposal to require ABA-approved law schools to have free speech policies, the first resolution of its kind, along with a slate of other new regulations.

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    Women Say Events Like Legalweek Marred By Harassment

    A group of women who attended ALM's Legalweek conference last week have alleged that they experienced sexual harassment and assault while at a conference, leading more women to share that they have had similar experiences at other legal events.

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    Ex-NJ Judge Joins Ansell Grimm To Start Mediation Practice

    Ansell Grimm & Aaron PC has added a retired New Jersey Superior Court presiding judge to launch and run the firm's mediation practice in the firm's Ocean, New Jersey, office.

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    Rape Questions Could Be Next Focus Of Bar App Reforms

    New Jersey will change its character and fitness questionnaire to ask less invasive questions of sexual assault survivors, after a Law360 inquiry about the form. With nearly every state asking would-be lawyers questions that could dredge up sexual traumas, some attorneys are calling for other states to follow New Jersey's lead.

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    Lowenstein Sandler Taps Privacy Chair From Alston & Bird

    Lowenstein Sandler LLP has hired an Alston & Bird LLP partner to lead its data, privacy and cybersecurity practice in Washington, D.C., the firm has announced.

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    Office Snapshot: Thompson Coe Catapults To Houston Shop

    With a Houston attorney roster that has skyrocketed from three to more than 75 lawyers since the firm launched there more than two decades ago, Thompson Coe Cousins & Irons LLP has expanded its Space City shop to a larger location in the 5POP office building.

  • McGlinchey Stafford Nabs Bankruptcy Veteran From PNC

    McGlinchey Stafford said it hired one of PNC Bank's senior legal counsel, a lawyer with more than 35 years of bankruptcy experience, to join its team in Cleveland.

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    Jackson Walker Adds Fort Worth Assistant City Attorney

    Jackson Walker LLP has hired a former Fort Worth assistant city attorney as a senior counsel in the firm's trial and appellate litigation practice. 

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Expert Analysis

  • Persuading The Court With Visual Aids In Written Argument Author Photo

    Robert Dubose at Alexander Dubose describes several categories of visuals attorneys can use to make written arguments easier to understand or more persuasive, and provides tips for lawyers unused to working with anything but text.

  • BigLaw Vs. Mid-Law Summer Programs: The Pros And Cons Author Photo

    There are major differences between BigLaw and Mid-Law summer associate programs, and each approach can learn something from the other in terms of structure and scheduling, the on-the-job learning opportunities provided, and the social experiences offered, says Anna Tison at Brooks Pierce.

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    Ask A Mentor: How Do I Take Time Off? Author Photo

    David Kouba at Arnold & Porter discusses how attorneys can prioritize mental health leave and vacation despite work-related barriers to taking time off.

  • Law Firms Must Prioritize Mental Health In Internal Comms Author Photo

    The traditional structure of law firms, with their compartmentalization into silos, is an inherent challenge to mental wellness, so partners and senior lawyers should take steps to construct and disseminate internal action plans and encourage open dialogue, says Elizabeth Ortega at ECO Strategic Communications.

  • Our Current Approach To Trial Advocacy Training Is Lacking Author Photo

    The key to trial advocacy is persuasion, but current training programs focus almost entirely on technique, making it imperative that lawyers are taught to be effective storytellers and to connect with their audiences, says Chris Arledge at Ellis George.

  • How Women In Law Can Advance Toward Leadership Roles Author Photo

    Female attorneys in leadership roles inspire other women to pursue similar opportunities in a male-dominated field, and for those who aspire to lead, prioritizing collaboration, inclusivity and integrity is key, says Kim Yelkin at Foley & Lardner.

  • The Case That Took Me From Prosecutor To Defense Attorney Author Photo

    Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Moira Penza, now at Wilkinson Stekloff, recalls the challenges of her first case as a civil defense attorney — a multibillion-dollar multidistrict class action against Allergan — and the lessons she learned about building rapport in the courtroom and with co-counsel.

  • The Importance Of Legal Macroeconomics Education For Attys Author Photo

    Most legal professionals lack understanding of the macroeconomic trends unique to the legal industry, like the rising cost of law school and legal services, which contributes to an unfair and inaccessible justice system, so law school courses and continuing legal education requirements in this area are essential, says Bob Glaves at the Chicago Bar Foundation.

  • What ABA Student Well-Being Standards Mean For Law Firms Author Photo

    While the American Bar Association's recent amendments to its law school accreditation standards around student well-being could have gone further, legal industry employers have much to learn from the ABA's move and the well-being movement that continues to gain traction in law schools, says David Jaffe at the American University Washington College of Law.

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    Ask A Mentor: How Do I Build Rapport In New In-House Role? Author Photo

    Tim Parilla at LinkSquares explains how new in-house lawyers can start developing relationships with colleagues both within and outside their legal departments in order to expand their networks, build their brands and carve their paths to leadership positions.

  • What Attys Should Consider Before Taking On Pro Bono Work
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    Piper Hoffman and Will Lowrey at Animal Outlook lay out suggestions for attorneys to maximize the value of their pro bono efforts, from crafting engagement letters to balancing workloads — and they explain how these principles can foster a more rewarding engagement for both lawyers and nonprofits.

  • Opinion

    NY Bar Admission Criminal History Query Is Unjust, Illegal Author Photo

    New York should revise Question 26 on its bar admission application, because requiring students to disclose any prior interaction with the criminal justice system disproportionately affects people of color, who have a history of being overpoliced — and it violates several state laws, says Andrew Brown, president of the New York State Bar Association.

  • 7 Ways Attys Can Improve Their LinkedIn Summaries Author Photo

    Lawyers can use LinkedIn to strengthen their thought leadership position, generate new business, explore career opportunities, and better position themselves and their firms in search results by writing a well-composed, optimized summary that demonstrates their knowledge and experience, says Guy Alvarez at Good2bSocial.

  • How Law Firms And Attys Can Combat Imposter Syndrome Author Photo

    Imposter syndrome is rampant in the legal profession, especially among lawyers from underrepresented backgrounds, leading to missed opportunities and mental health issues — but firms can provide support in numerous ways, and attorneys can use therapeutic strategies to quiet their inner critic, says Helen Pamely at Rosling King.

  • The Law Firm Qualities Partners Seek In Lateral Moves Author Photo

    In 2022, partners considering lateral moves have new priorities, and firms that hope to recruit top talent will need to communicate their strategy for growth, engage on hot issues like origination credit and diversity initiatives, and tailor their integration plans toward expanding partners’ client base, says Gloria Sandrino at Lateral Link.

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