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Quinn Emanuel Hosts Ex-Navy SEAL Who Claims Bin Laden Kill

Quinn Emanuel Hosts Ex-Navy SEAL Who Claims Bin Laden Kill

Two big screens lit up behind the podium as he took the stage and video clips started rolling, showing TV commentators talking about the kill heard round the world. “Few thought the real life SEAL who killed Bin Laden would ever be named,” one of the voices said. “You kept this secret for a really

Martin London, of counsel at Paul Weiss, speaks about his new book with Big Law Business at his New York City office. Photo: Casey Sullivan/ BLB

Paul Weiss Lawyer Recalls Top Clients and Fighting Trump in Memoir

In recent weeks, Martin London, the onetime chair of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind Wharton & Garrison, has been making the rounds in the firm’s halls in New York to speak about his new self-published book, available on Amazon, titled “The Client Decides.” The 343-page memoir recounts various representations he made during his career as a lawyer at Paul Weiss —

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10 McDermott Partners Are Joining Winston & Strawn: Source

David Rogers, head of McDermott Will & Emery’s labor, employment and benefits practice, is leaving the firm and joining Winston & Strawn with a team of partners, a source with direct knowledge of the matter told Big Law Business. Rogers, a member of the firm’s management and recent member of the executive committee in Washington, D.C., submitted

WASHINGTON, :  Former Clinton White House staff members including Counsel to President Jack Quinn (L), Counsel to the President Beth Nolan (2nd-L), Assistant to the President and Deputy Counsel to the President Bruce Lindsay (2nd-R), and White House Chief of Staff John Podesta (R), are sworn in 01 March, 2001 before the US House of Representatives Committee on Government Reform on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.   The committee is investigating President Clinton's pardon of fugitive Mark Rich before Clinton left office 20 January, 2001.              AFP PHOTO/Luke FRAZZA (Photo credit should read LUKE FRAZZA/AFP/Getty Images)

Manatt Hires Former White House Counsel in D.C.

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips has hired Jack Quinn, a Washington lawyer who in the 1990s was White House Counsel to President Bill Clinton and Chief of Staff to Vice President Al Gore. Quinn, 67, joins as a partner in Manatt’s litigation team and chair of the firm’s federal regulatory and government practice in Washington, D.C.

Peter Beshar speaks at the 3rd Annual Big Law Business Summit. Photo: Jamie Watts/ Big Law Business.

GC Requires Outside Law Firms to Encrypt Communications

Law firms seeking to protect client and firm communications from outside hackers should consider one simple form of security. Peter Beshar, general counsel of Marsh & McLennan Companies, says he has required many of his outside law firms to use what’s known as Transport Layer Security. Transport Layer Security, or TLS, is a form of encryption that

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