Becoming a Big Law partner these days requires a willingness to seek out criticism, the personality to attract new clients, and the ability to think about the firm’s bottom line. So reports Bloomberg BNA.
Former Subway sandwich spokesman Jared Fogel has been sentenced to more than 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to charges related to sexual conduct with minors and distribution of child pornography. So reports NBC News.
In what it calls “a landmark case for animal protection,” the Animal Legal Defense Fund has filed a suit against the Dixie Landin’ amusement park for keeping a chimpanzee in solitary confinement for 40 years. So reports The Shreveport Times.
A defense lawyer who lied to his client about a plea agreement has been ordered to tell all the clients he deals with over the next year that he is a “crook, cheat, thief and liar.” So reports Post-Crescent Media.
A jury ordered the Texas-based international law firm Andrews Kurth to pay $200 million in a malpractice case filed by a man that the firm represented in a dispute over management of his family-owned business. So reports Mahany Law.