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Former senior DOJ attorney rejoins Jones Day

7:07pm EST

Jones Day on Monday said former U.S. Department of Justice attorney John Gore has rejoined the law firm as partner in its government regulation practice in Washington D.C.

Two U.S. law firms, White & Case and Latham, advise on Saudi Aramco IPO

5:46pm EST

U.S. law firms White & Case and Latham & Watkins are among the law firms advising Saudi state oil giant Aramco on its massive initial public offering, according to a prospectus released on Saturday by the company.

Judge to okay Cooley lawyers' request to drop client Elizabeth Holmes

Nov 07 2019

A federal judge said he will give law firm Cooley approval to stop representing Theranos Inc founder Elizabeth Holmes in a proposed class action accusing her Silicon Valley startup of misleading consumers about the reliability of its blood tests.

IN BRIEF: Covington elects Washington D.C. sports lawyer as chair

Nov 06 2019

Covington & Burling on Wednesday said the law firm has elected a Washington D.C.-based corporate partner as its next chair.

IN BRIEF: Norton Rose taps Texas litigator as U.S. managing partner

Nov 06 2019

Norton Rose Fulbright on Tuesday announced that it had elected a Dallas-based commercial litigation partner as its new U.S. managing partner.

Law firm settles DOJ claims that it failed to reimburse Medicare payments

Nov 04 2019

A Baltimore-based plaintiffs' law firm has paid the federal government more than $90,000 to settle allegations that it failed to reimburse Medicare for conditional payments made to its clients, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Monday.

IN BRIEF: Skadden, Ropes & Gray and Latham advise on Stryker $4 bln Wright buyout

Nov 04 2019

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom advised medical device maker Stryker Corp on its approximately $4 billion buyout of smaller rival Wright Medical Group, a deal announced by the companies on Monday.

In-house counsel on the move: Nov. 4, 2019

Nov 04 2019

Here are some of the past week’s in-house appointments, departures and department shakeups.

IN BRIEF: Little change in legal sector job numbers for October

Nov 01 2019

Employment levels for the U.S. legal industry stayed nearly flat in October with an increase of 300 jobs, according to a report released Friday by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Buckley fights insurance fraud claims with countersuit and motion to dismiss

Nov 01 2019

Washington D.C.-based Buckley has hit back at an insurer that sued the boutique law firm earlier this month in an attempt to avoid covering a $6 million insurance claim for the loss of its former chairman, filing its own lawsuit on Wednesday in North Carolina state court.

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