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Jenna Greene

‘Paramount importance’: Judge orders FDA to hasten release of Pfizer vaccine docs

Jan 07 2022

A federal judge in Texas on Thursday ordered the Food and Drug Administration to make public the data it relied on to license Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, imposing a dramatically accelerated schedule that should result in the release of all information within about eight months.

Pro Bono Heroes: Trio scores $26-million verdict against Charlottesville rally organizers

Dec 29 2021

That’s how Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison partner Karen Dunn described a four-week civil trial against the leaders of a 2017 white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that turned deadly. | Video

It’s official: Lawyer awards (at least some of them) are scams

Dec 22 2021

Here’s a hint: The Federal Trade Commission last week put out a consumer advisory headlined “Look beyond the award when you hire a lawyer.”

Column-In 2021, we were all Zoom cat lawyer: Greene

Dec 21 2021

NOVATO, CALIF - Of all the events that brought the world together this year for a collective feel-good chuckle, one stands out: Zoom cat lawyer.

In 2021, we were all Zoom cat lawyer

Dec 20 2021

Of all the events that brought the world together this year for a collective feel-good chuckle, one stands out: Zoom cat lawyer.

At age 95, Sidley's Newt Minow has no time for retirement

Dec 16 2021

After more than seven decades practicing law, Sidley Austin senior counsel Newt Minow, who will turn 96 next month, still sounds as enthusiastic about the work as a starry-eyed first-year associate.

We'll all be dead before FDA releases full COVID vaccine record, plaintiffs say

Dec 14 2021

In advance of a court hearing before a federal judge in Fort Worth, Texas, Tuesday, the Food and Drug Administration has offered by the end of January to make public 12,000 pages of data that it relied on to license Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine.

With salaries up to $1 million, law firm marketing pros finally get some respect

Dec 06 2021

The Big Law war for talent isn’t just about lawyers. Law firms are also vying to hire top-level marketing and business development executives.

Pro Bono Heroes: Alston team wins freedom for man convicted under Jim Crow law

Nov 30 2021

Twenty-six minutes. That’s how long it took a Louisiana jury in 1985 to convict Trent Wells of forcible rape and burglary, despite scant evidence tying him to the crime. | Video

Fake lawyer, real question: Do bar morality requirements serve a purpose?

Nov 23 2021

When Miranda Devlin’s identity fraud scheme first began to unravel in late 2019, she insisted she was a legitimate criminal defense lawyer.

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