Author Archives: Jason Booth


O’Melveny Practice Leader on the Evolving State of Sports Law

O’Melveny Practice Leader on the Evolving State of Sports Law

Irwin Raij sees opportunities for deal lawyers as the sports industry evolves. Hired at O’Melveny & Myers this month, Raij was brought on board to co-chair the firm’s lawyer sports industry practice group, which has made several prominent additions this year. “I see sports content evolving in so many different ways,” said Raij. “I think

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Longtime MoFo Partner Launches Boutique

After twenty years at Morrison & Foerster, Raj Chatterjee is shifting gears from Big Law to boutique law. “We want the flexibility to take on clients and cases that might not fit well within a large law firm model,” said Chatterjee, who last week announced the launch of boutique law firm Antolin, Agarwal, Chatterjee, with

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Dewey’s Former GC on the Crisis at United Airlines

United Airlines General Counsel Brett Hart can expect some turbulence in the next week as he deals with the fallout from video footage of security guards violently dragging a bloodied passenger off one its flights that has gone viral on the internet and provoked a public relations nightmare. Now, people are threatening to boycott United, including many Chinese

David Friedman, ambassador to Israel nominee for U.S. President Donald Trump, listens during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee confirmation hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. Photographer: Pete Marovich/Bloomberg

Kasowitz Benson Chops Off the Friedman

Law firm Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP, known for its close ties to Donald Trump, and more recently Russia, has changed its name to Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP, following the resignation of partner David Friedman to become the new U.S. Ambassador to Israel. The change became effective March 24, the day after Friedman’s nomination