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  • September 06, 2012
    Failed law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP has asked a judge to green light a $70 million "clawback" settlement with former partners that, if approved, would represent the first major recovery for creditors in the largest U.S. law firm failure to date. It would also mark the swiftest settlement of such claims following a law firm's dissolution. Claims against partners typically take years to resolve. For more details, please see "Dewey Asks Court...
  • September 06, 2012
    New data released by the American Bar Association in June shows that barely half of all law school graduates in 2011 found fulltime jobs as lawyers within nine months of graduation. A separate survey from the National Association for Law Placement in June found the overall employment rate last year was the lowest in 16 years. School officials, industry leaders and even politicians are sounding the alarm – a reboot of the school system to match...
  • September 06, 2012
    Law firms are becoming top prey for email scammers who exploit lawyers who are taking on new clients through the Internet. Crafting elaborate stories that often involve real companies or properties, con artists say they need help collecting money from a debtor or legal settlement, and ask lawyers to wire funds to bank accounts overseas after sending them checks that appear to be authentic. Such frauds are estimated to have cost law firms at...
  • September 06, 2012
    The 3M Co. has filed a lawsuit against one of its former law firms, claiming its attorneys were motivated by “greed” when they switched sides in an environmental case against the conglomerate. The law firm, Covington & Burling, is helping the state of Minneapolis with a lawsuit against the company for environmental damage, allegedly caused by a chemical made by 3M and found in the Mississippi River and several lakes. For more details, please...
  • August 09, 2012
    While the number of lawsuits being filed in the US has remained stable thus far in 2012, the number of securities class action settlements has significantly dropped. It is projected that only 98 settlements will be made by the end of 2012, compared to 128 in 2010 and 123 in 2011. There are also fewer settlements with monetary compensation, with 67 projected for 2012 compared to 87 in 2011. However, values have been going up in cases where there...

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