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During the 1980s, his future wife, Jane, prosecuted organized crime cases for the Justice Department in Boston and became first assistant U.S. attorney in the District of Massachusetts. The Raskins met at an American Bar Association Conference in New Orleans, where Jane Raskin was delivering a lecture ...
The FBI inspector general said former deputy director Andrew McCabe had misled investigators or director James Comey on four occasions. McCabe disputes the findings . . . Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report! TCR's WEEKLY Criminal Justice Newsletter is FREE! Subscribe Here ...

Only four months ago, Kirkland hired away Eric Schiele, a corporate partner, from the 500-lawyer Wall Street firm. ... for the first quarter of 2018 showed Cravath ahead by volume globally and in the United States, but Kirkland bested Cravath globally and in the United States in Mergermarket's 2017 rankings ...
Daniels and Avenatti have commanded almost nonstop media attention since January when The Wall Street Journal reported that President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, had arranged for Daniels to receive $130,000. Daniels has claimed that the money was in exchange for her silence ...
"Doctors are trusted medical professionals and, in the midst of our opioid crisis, they must be part of the solution," said US Attorney Greg Brooker. "As licensed professionals, doctors are held to a high level of accountability in their prescribing practices, especially when it comes to highly addictive painkillers.
When exactly the referral was made to the US attorney's office was not immediately clear, and prosecutors there may decline to prosecute. Last week, the IG issued a report finding that McCabe "lacked candor" on four occasions with internal investigators when discussing a Wall Street Journal article about ...

Arkansas' attorney general says she and her husband are expecting their first child this summer. April 4, 2018 ... The Republican became Arkansas' first female attorney general when she was elected in 2014. ... Rutledge also serves as chairwoman of the national Republican Attorneys General Association.
Dashboard reports reflect collections, accounts receivable and work in progress, by lawyer, so leadership focuses on individual lawyers as the key performance indicators. Restructuring your firm around your clients means measuring outputs like client satisfaction, matter outcomes and retention rates.
A Department of Justice (DOJ) attorney specializing in the prosecution of white supremacists for hate crimes is present at a regional Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S. Attorney's office that has assembled a grand jury to examine the deadly Unite the Right Rally last August, Rewire.News has confirmed.
There are not enough attorney visitation rooms and the ones that exist are inadequate, the lawsuit says, with physical barriers that make it tough for attorneys and clients to establish a relationship and exchange documents. Lawyers can't bring phones or computers and the rooms don't have landlines, ...
The census has not asked whether members of American households are U.S. citizens since 1950 but planned to in 2020 at the request of the Justice Department, which said it's needed to properly enforce the Voting Rights Act. The plaintiffs, led by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, saw an ...
The firm's lawyer headcount for 2017 was 188 lawyers on a full-time-equivalent basis, down 3.6 percent when compared with 195 in 2016. Butcher said the firm lost a number of lawyers to in-house positions in 2017 and saw some other departures as well. But but he noted that the firm also made several ...
U.S. Attorney Matthew Schneider joined local law enforcement officials Tuesday in promising to pursue and prosecute students and others who make threats against schools. “Law enforcement is united in this effort,” Schneider said Tuesday during a news conference at his office in downtown Detroit, where ...
While Van der Zwaan's lawyers hoped to settle the case with a fine and an immediate expulsion from the US, District Judge Amy Burman deemed the incarceration more fitting so as to deter others from lying in investigations of such importance. The 33-year-old admitted to lying to federal agents earlier in ...
But several immigration lawyers rebuffed those questions, saying the requirements for the EB-1 immigrant visa leave far more room for interpretation than its ... The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services first must determine whether a candidate has presented evidence to satisfy three out of 10 ...
BAY CITY, MI -- As the newly appointed U.S. attorney for Michigan's Eastern District, Saginaw County native Matthew J. Schneider has four priorities ... Schneider oversees a staff of 117 assistant U.S. attorneys handling both criminal and civil cases. The Bay City office has three assistant U.S. attorneys.
Trials in Japan and the United States over an alleged Â¥130 billion ($1.2 billion) Ponzi scheme — in which Las Vegas-based investment firm MRI International Inc. targeted thousands of Japanese — are set to be settled out of court, a lawyers' group representing the victims said Thursday. A total of Â¥5 billion ...

Ghoneim had posted online his suspicions over the interview with the daughter, saying that it seemed implausible that although Mohammed with the help of rights lawyers could not find her for months, she suddenly emerged when it became convenient to support an official narrative of police innocence.
A former employee of a district attorney's office in north Louisiana has pleaded guilty to stealing office money for her personal use. ... U.S. Attorney Alexander Van Hook's office says in a news release that Barber, a 36-year-old resident of Converse, worked for the district attorney's office from April 2002 until ...
N.J.'s Gurbir Grewal, the nation's first Sikh attorney general, says American dream is alive and well ... Typically, lawyers and judges administer the oath of office for newly minted attorneys, but Grewal said he wanted to do the honors and “send a positive message about the value of Dreamers in this country.
John Durham has been sworn in as Connecticut's United States attorney, after receiving the nomination from President Donald Trump in November. ... Durham will oversee an office with 68 attorneys, responsible for the prosecution of federal criminal charges in Connecticut and for representing the federal ...
The head of the U.S. Attorney's Office in Philadelphia that prosecuted Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski said Friday that the mayor's conviction on corruption charges shows that he is unfit for office and should resign. Whether Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski could go to jail before his sentencing on corruption ...
US Attorney: Massachusetts Man Arrested for Hoax Letter to Donald Trump Jr., Wife. Published 2 hours ago | Updated 3 minutes ago ... U.S. Attorney Andrew E. Lelling will release further details at a press conference at 11 a.m.. The name of the man who was arrested and what he's accused of doing were ...
The U.S. attorney's office in Detroit is investigating possible federal civil violations of anti-kickback, false claims and self-referral laws at Detroit Medical Center, ... that would lead to paying doctors for patient admissions or diagnostic services performed by the hospital, health care lawyers have told Crain's.
As it turns out, a growing number of firms in the United States and the United Kingdom are eschewing historical partnership norms in favor of more ... on new laptops for lawyers would require a vote, says Frank D'Amore of Attorney Career Catalysts, who handles lateral and group moves as well as mergers.
Huber, who has served in both Democratic and Republican administrations as a career prosecutor, nearly had his tenure as US attorney cut short last year. In March 2017, shortly after he took charge of the Justice Department, Sessions asked for the resignations of 46 US attorneys who were previous ...
A Pittsburgh environmental lawyer is facing criminal charges for allegedly having sex with a dog, as well as drug charges. Ivan DeVoren, a solo practitioner at DeVoren Law, faces 10 counts of aggravated cruelty to animals and 10 counts of sexual intercourse with an animal, as well as drug charges, after a ...
There's consistent market feedback that indirectly corroborates this perspective: clients object most to the billing rates of junior lawyers. ... This underlying failure to delegate is a disservice to clients (by not letting the work flow to the lowest-priced lawyer capable of doing it), to associates (who are left bereft ...
Washington (CNN) Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday brought up sheriffs' "Anglo-American heritage" during remarks to law enforcement ... that the term "Anglo-American law" is common parlance among lawyers and legal scholars, pointing to a number of opinions from the US Supreme Court.
A former Jones Day attorney who once fought against New Jersey's controversial sports betting law has been nominated to fill a seat on the U.S. District Court of the Western District of Pennsylvania. President Donald Trump on Monday nominated longtime U.S. Department of Justice attorney Peter J. Phipps ...
Acritas, a law firm marketing consulting organization, based its U.S. Law Firm Brand Index on a survey of 601 respondents who have senior responsibility for buying legal services at organizations with $1 billion or more in revenues. Survey respondents were polled about the law firms' awareness and ...
New York-based White & Case, a global firm with more than 2,000 lawyers and offices in 30 countries, has boosted its oil and gas practice by opening an ... percent, to $885,000, while profits per partner jumped 10.2 percent, to $2.26 million, according to financial results reported in The American Lawyer.
The American Lawyer reported in September on Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani opening an office in Providence after absorbing five-lawyer local firm Bogue Moylan + Marino. Littler Mendelson added four lawyers in Providence after a 2016 raid on Locke Lord. And in late 2013, Maine's Pierce Atwood ...
This is the first time in about 10 years that all U.S. attorneys general formed a bipartisan coalition to write Congress. ... Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi. ... Attorneys general from every state and U.S. territory formed a coalition to urge lawmakers to end secret, forced arbitration in cases of workplace ...
HUNTINGTON - Three United States attorneys from the Tri-State, along with several federal and local agencies, announced Monday the formation of a ... The announcement follows U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' orders for federal law enforcement and prosecutors to revamp the U.S. Department of ...
A lawyer for disgraced Hollywood movie producer Harvey Weinstein says he believes a "fair investigation" by New York's attorney general will show that many ... State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (SHNEYE'-dur-muhn) filed a lawsuit in Manhattan on Sunday against Weinstein and the Weinstein Co.
Revenue per lawyer increased 6.2 percent, to $885,000, while profits per partner jumped 10.2 percent, to $2.26 million. ... In late 2015, the global legal giant set out to grow its London and New York offices to about 500 lawyers apiece by expanding its capital markets, disputes, M&A and private equity ...
In April, Mercy Medical Center-Sioux City entered an agreement with the U.S. Attorney's Office in which the health care provider agreed to pay a $316,522 settlement for overbilling Medicare recipients for hospital admissions that were medically unnecessary and should have been billed at a lower ...
Head count rose by 2 percent, to 1,873 lawyers, and revenue per lawyer increased by 3.5 percent, to $1.087 million. Last year marked the seventh consecutive year that Sidley saw increases in both gross revenue and profits per partner in The American Lawyer's annual Am Law 100 survey, making it one of ...
The firm's total lawyer head count increased by 19 percent to 92 in 2017. (The number of lawyers at the firm has since topped 108.) The size of the equity partnership, with 27 members in 2017, was unchanged from the prior year. The firm said two partners moved to a nonequity status and two new equity ...
Based on the sheer number of high-profile clients he's representing, William Burck stands apart from other lawyers helping Trump administration and former ... Other defense attorneys have withdrawn from representing Trump campaign and administration officials on Russia probe matters after conflict ...
(File photo) Department of Justice seal in the US Attorneys office at the federal courthouse in Cedar Rapids on Friday, Dec. ... CEDAR RAPIDS — The U.S. Attorney's Office of the Northern District of Iowa collected more than $5.4 million in criminal and civil actions in 2017, officials reported this week.
The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Florida recently confirmed an FBI investigation into possible public corruption is continuing — but prosecutors declined to discuss its anti-corruption efforts even in the most general of terms. The Tallahassee Democrat on Jan. 9 requested a 10-minute ...
The U.S. attorney's office in Louisville says 43-year-old Edgar Villa-Castaneda, formerly of Lexington, was found guilty after a two-day trial in October. Prosecutors said Villa-Castaneda in 2015 threatened to murder then-Assistant U.S. Attorney Robert M. Duncan Jr., who was confirmed last fall as U.S. ...
If the deal were to go forward, other law firms' poaching of Andrews Kurth's Dallas office, which has about 54 attorneys at last count, could leave a ... of 2.7 percent from the year before, while Hunton & Williams grew gross revenue 2.5 percent to $541 million, according to figures from The American Lawyer.
After just more than three months on the job, Cody Hiland was formally sworn in Friday as the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas in a courthouse ceremony attended by dozens of supporters, including many from Faulkner County, for which he served as prosecuting attorney for two four-year ...
University of Kansas School professor Stephen McAllister, sworn in as U.S. attorney for the District of Kansas by his former boss U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, was earning more ... In his new role, McAllister will oversee a staff of more than 100 people, including upwards of 50 attorneys.
As Shawa snipped the ribbon strung across his store's door and smiled, across town, a bigger and angrier crowd had assembled outside the US attorney's office. Military vets, newly minted lawyers, and a candidate for mayor formerly employed at a marijuana dispensary held signs testifying to marijuana's ...
But as far as how I decide this office, what our specific priorities should be and what we should be focusing on, it's clear that discretion is up to the U.S. attorneys in each particular district.” Lausch also declined to comment on the tumult within the U.S. Department of Justice, including his boss, Attorney ...
William McSwain, the Drinker Biddle & Reath partner nominated to serve as U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, revealed details ... Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, the Philadelphia Lawyers Chapter of the Federalist Society and the military academy selection boards of U.S. Sen.


 

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