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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 —

Downtown Los Angeles. Photographer: Jonathan Alcorn/Bloomberg

Former Dentons Associate Arrested on Extortion Charges

A former Dentons litigation associate was arrested in Los Angeles Thursday on charges that he tried to extort the firm for $210,000 and a piece of artwork from the office. Michael Potere, 32, accessed one of his partner’s email accounts, downloaded sensitive documents, and then threatened to leak them to Above the Law if the

The Caesars Entertainment Corp.'s Caesars Palace hotel stands in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015. More than 21 million people have visited Las Vegas in the first half of 2015, about 1.5 percent more than a year ago when the destination recorded more than 40 million travelers for the first time according to tourism officials. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Wake Up Call: Big Firms Still Earning Millions from Caesars Bankruptcy

• Caesars Entertainment Operating Corp got a bankruptcy court’s okay in January to close out the Chapter 11 case it started in January 2015. But Kirkland & Ellis, Jones Day and Proskauer Rose are still raking in millions in fees for their work on the case. (Am Law Daily) • When George Clooney and business partners made a deal to

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Wake Up Call: Big Law Firms Fight to Protect Their Brands in China

• Trademark squatters — people who register marks of well-known brands in hopes of reaping a profit — have historically targeted global brands such as Air Jordans and iPads and Starbucks. Now, in China, firms including Squire Patton Boggs, Norton Rose Fulbright and Osborne Clarke are battling to protect their own names. (Asian Lawyer via American Lawyer) • As Saudi Arabia mulls

People demonstrate against discrimination, racism, sexism, human rights violations and other issues during the "Dress Like a Woman" rally at Westlake Park in Seattle, Washington on February 25, 2017.  / AFP / Jason Redmond / Getty Images

Decades-Old Gender Bias Case Marked Turning Point in Big Law

A decades-old settlement in Manhattan federal court serves as a measuring stick for how far Big Law has come in the fight for gender equality. In May of 1977, Sullivan & Cromwell agreed to publish salary data to make it easier for women to compare how they fared in relation to men at the firm

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