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Daniel Gallagher, a securities lawyer and nominee for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), speaks during a Senate Banking Committee nomination hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, June 14, 2011. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Mylan Hires ex-SEC Commissioner Gallagher as Chief Legal Officer

Mylan Hires ex-SEC Commissioner Gallagher as Chief Legal Officer

By Robert Schmidt, Bloomberg News Mylan NV, the drug company that has come under increasing scrutiny in Washington over the high prices it charges for the EpiPen allergy shot, has hired a former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission member as its top lawyer. Daniel Gallagher, a Republican, will join the company on April 17, Mylan

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Chadbourne Defense Illustrates Difficulties In Gender Bias Suits

As Chadbourne & Parke fights a gender discrimination lawsuit filed by three women in Manhattan federal court, part of its defense strategy is taking shape and shining a light on the challenges the plaintiffs face.   In the firm’s motion to oppose certifying the case as a collective action, its lawyers argued the three named plaintiffs — current

Neil Gorsuch, Supreme Court nominee for U.S. President Donald Trump, gestures during a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Gorsuch Vote: 5 Top Issues From Senate Hearings

By Kimberly Strawbridge Robinson, Bloomberg BNA “The independence and integrity of the judiciary is in my bones,” U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch told senators during his confirmation hearing. The statement came in response to tough questioning from Democrats regarding his independence from President Donald Trump. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) has already said that

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Seyfarth Partner Interviewed for Labor Post: Sources

By Ben Penn, Bloomberg BNA  Alexander Passantino is a leading contender to run the Wage and Hour Division, following a White House interview last week with labor secretary nominee Alexander Acosta, sources familiar with the meeting told Bloomberg BNA. Passantino, who was acting WHD administrator for the final year of the George W. Bush administration, is

Andrew Napolitano, senior judicial analyst for Fox News Channel, arrives in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, U.S., on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016. Photographer: Albin Lohr-Jones/Pool via Bloomberg

Trump Loves ‘Fake Judges,’ Can’t Stand Real Judges (Perspective)

Editor’s Note: The author is the Louis Stein Chair at Fordham Law School, where he directs the Louis Stein Center for Law and Ethics. By Bruce A. Green, Fordham Law School President Trump seems to hold real judges in low regard. To be sure, he praised his own Supreme Court nominee, federal appeals judge Neil M.

U.S. President Donald Trump poses for photographs after signing an Executive Order related to the review of the Dodd-Frank Act in the Oval Office of the White House, in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017. Photographer: Aude Guerrucci/Pool via Bloomberg

Wake Up Call: Trump Appoints Lawyer to Review Mergers

• President Trump on Monday named Makan Delrahim, a former government antitrust enforcer and corporate lobbyist, to lead the Justice Department’s review of mergers and acquisitions. Delrahim is a deputy counsel to Trump, joining his team from Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck. (New York Times) • The U.S. Supreme Court grappled over whether to upend a

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Google Fought the Labor Department, and Google Won

By Chris Opfer, Bloomberg BNA Google Inc.’s preliminary victory in a Labor Department lawsuit already has some government contractors rethinking the way they respond to federal pay discrimination investigations. A DOL administrative law judge ruled earlier this month that Google doesn’t for the time being have to give the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs

An employee sprays anti-oxidant solution on a pile of copper plates at the Southern Copper Corp. refinery in Ilo, Peru, on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017. Peru posted its biggest trade surplus in five years in December, as rising copper output and higher prices boosted exports. The South American country last year overtook China to became the world's biggest copper producer after Chile, allowing it to record its first annual trade surplus in three years. Photographer: Dado Galdieri/Bloomberg

DLA Piper Expands in Peru to Boost ‘Brand Equity’

How much does law firm branding matter these days? It means everything if you’re a giant global firm opening offices across the world, and operating in markets far from home, according to Roger Meltzer, DLA Piper’s global co-chairman. “Brand equity, in general, for a global firm, is its stock in trade,” said Meltzer, in an

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