Emily Larrabee Joins Cranfill Sumner LLP

[ad_1] RALEIGH, NC—Cranfill Sumner LLP today announced that Emily Larrabee has joined the firm’s Raleigh office as an associate attorney. She is a litigator with experience in both state and federal courts representing licensed professionals including attorneys and accountants against malpractice actions and transportation providers in general liability matters. She previously practiced in the Philadelphia … Read more

Kelley Kronenberg Expands its Workers’ Compensation Presence in Indiana

[ad_1] FT LAUDERDALE, FL—Kelley Kronenberg, a leading multi-practice law firm, extends its workers’ compensation practice, welcoming Partner and Business Unit Leader, Justin Nestor, and his esteemed team to its new Indiana office, further enhancing its 15-location nationwide presence. Jaime Llorens, Judy Pippin, Carol Sangster, and Laura Hagenow join the firm as Partners, with the support … Read more

Biglaw Attorneys, Staff Expect More Layoffs To Be Announced Before Year End

[ad_1] Layoffs plagued certain sectors of Biglaw this summer, with announcements concerning reductions in force coming fast and furious. Some firms were attempting to slim down despite a slight uptick in demand year-over-year, while others decided to defer the start dates of their incoming associate classes to lighten their load when it comes to headcount. … Read more

What Explains the Discourse on 303 Creative?

[ad_1] This series of posts by Prof. Richard Re (Virginia) is based on his draft article, “Does the Discourse on 303 Creative Portend a Standing Realignment,” which is forthcoming in the Notre Dame Law Review Reflection. In my first few posts, I’ve argued that the legal and factual criticisms leveled against 303 Creative v. Elenis … Read more

Judicial Clemency Does Not Forgive Sex Offender Registration

[ad_1] In a 6-3 decision Ex parte Danny Richard Lane, the state’s highest criminal appeals court ruled that Texas’ historical doctrine of “judicial clemency” does not forgive sex offender registration.  The Texas Legislature in 1965 created this doctrine which gives a trial court the authority to, after a defendant has successfully completed the terms of … Read more

Strip Club Summer Associate Outing?

[ad_1] Firms expend a lot of time and energy planning an enticing social calendar for summer associates. Summer programs amount to the front lines in the legal talent war and while law students covet a rewarding professional experience, earning a reputation for giving law students an after-hours experience to remember pays dividends down the road. … Read more

'$2.5B in Tort Liability'? California High Court Considers Whether PG&E Negligent Power Shutoff Class Actions Preempted

[ad_1] In a proposed class action seeking more than $2.5 billion in damages from PG&E Corp., California Supreme Court justices questioned whether tort liability is the right tool to address instances where the utility allegedly shut down power negligently. In the underlying the matter, St. Helena, California-based Anthony Gantner filed the negligence class action as … Read more

How I Made Partner: 'Be True to Who You Are Rather Than Chasing the Title,' Says Pooneh Aminian of Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard

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The morning read for Thursday, September 7

[ad_1] WHAT WE’RE READING By SCOTUSblog on Sep 7, 2023 at 10:55 am Each weekday, we select a short list of news articles, commentary, and other noteworthy links related to the Supreme Court. Here’s the Thursday morning read: Recommended Citation: SCOTUSblog , The morning read for Thursday, September 7, SCOTUSblog (Sep. 7, 2023, 10:55 AM), … Read more