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U.S. News and Best Lawyers Release 2020 “Best Law Firms” Awards

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, for the 10th consecutive year, collaboratively announce the release of the "Best Law Firms" rankings. Firms included in the 2020 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. To be eligible for a ranking, [...]

By |2020-09-02T16:16:10+00:00September 2nd, 2020|Lawyer News|0 Ratings

Eleven Lawyers Named 2021 Best Lawyers in America

Simon, Peragine, Smith & Redfearn is pleased to announce that eleven lawyers have been included in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since its inception in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect [...]

By |2020-09-02T16:14:48+00:00September 2nd, 2020|Lawyer News|0 Ratings

Six Lawyers Named to 2018 Best Lawyers in America Listing

Simon, Peragine, Smith & Redfearn is pleased to announce that 6 lawyers have been included in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America.  Since its inception in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the [...]

By |2020-09-02T16:13:59+00:00September 2nd, 2020|Lawyer News|0 Ratings

U.S. presidential hopeful Biden says he would not ban fracking

PITTSBURGH (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said on Monday he would not ban hydraulic fracturing, a controversial method of drilling for crude oil and natural gas, if elected and called Republican assertions that he supports such a ban a lie. The comment added a level of nuance to Biden’s energy platform, which includes [...]

By |2020-09-01T13:37:57+00:00September 1st, 2020|Lawyer News|0 Ratings

McDonald’s discriminates against Black franchisees, lawsuit claims

Reuters) - McDonald’s Corp has been sued by 52 Black former franchise owners who accused the fast-food giant of racial discrimination by steering them to depressed, crime-ridden neighborhoods and setting them up for failure. In a complaint seeking up to $1 billion of damages, the plaintiffs said McDonald’s has not offered profitable restaurant locations and [...]

By |2020-09-01T13:36:19+00:00September 1st, 2020|Lawyer News|0 Ratings

Top Five Free Legal News Websites for the Legal News Junkie

The Legal Intelligencer The oldest law journal in the United States, The Legal Intelligencer delivers in-depth analysis and coverage of legal issues that go beyond the headlines. Coverage includes judgments and settlements, breaking news, job opportunities and legal notices. In addition to The Legal Intelligencer, law.com also has The American Law Journal, The National Law Journal and other publications it has [...]

By |2020-06-15T06:15:01+00:00June 15th, 2020|Lawyer News|0 Ratings

Hertz Wins Approval to Offer Potentially Worthless Stock (2)

Hertz Global Holdings Inc. can go ahead with its plan to raise cash by selling new shares that the bankrupt car-rental company readily concedes could end up worthless. Judge Mary Walrath ruled during a bankruptcy court hearing Friday that Hertz can proceed with the offering, which the company has said could bring in as much as $1 billion. [...]

By |2020-06-15T06:09:45+00:00June 15th, 2020|Lawyer News|0 Ratings

White House’s top lawyer at the Supreme Court to resign

(Reuters) - The U.S. government’s top advocate before the Supreme Court, Noel Francisco, who defended President Donald Trump’s policies, including the travel ban on people from mainly Muslim countries, is expected to resign, according to a person familiar with his plans. That would mark the second departure of a senior Justice Department official in two [...]

By |2020-06-15T06:06:03+00:00June 15th, 2020|Lawyer News|0 Ratings

In an Uncertain Era for Law Firm Real Estate, Landlords Face New Pressures on Rent

Firms want short-term rent relief during the COVID-19 crisis as they rethink their future real estate needs. But a recent lawsuit involving Jenner & Block shows those conversations don't always work out. Forced out of their pricey commercial office buildings for months and grappling with the sudden COVID-19 recession, law firms have been negotiating over [...]

By |2020-06-14T18:28:26+00:00June 14th, 2020|Lawyer News|0 Ratings

Eversheds Sutherland Rolls Out Konexo Legal Services Subsidiary in the US

The firm set a $127 million annual revenue target for the international side of the venture when it launched last year, but it's taking a wait-and-see approach stateside. Eversheds Sutherland is formally rolling out subsidiary Konexo, its alternative legal services provider, in the U.S., almost a year after unveiling the service in the U.K. and [...]

By |2020-06-14T18:27:32+00:00June 14th, 2020|Lawyer News|0 Ratings