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The Young Employment Lawyer Who Now Leads Big Law Firm

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Seyfarth has elected the first woman to lead the firm in its 77 year history. Lorie Alman, a leading employment and discrimination lawyer was elected as the Chicago-based law firm’s next chair and managing partner. Almon has been co-managing partner of Seyfarth’s New York office since 2005, and also serves as a member of the …

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Why Twitter Owner Elon Musk Fired This Rich In-House Lawyer

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Lawyers made major money from the purchase of Twitter by Elon Musk – as much as $100 million in legal fees for the on-and-off again deal – but it was the social platform’s top lawyer who has made the most, leaving the room with up to $12 million, as well as earning $17 million a …

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Johnny Depp Trial Win Boosts Female Legal Stars

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The Johnny Depp trial centered on the allegedly aggrieved former wife Amber Heard and has been one of the highest profile #MeToo cases to have gone to trial, but it has ironically also been a case that has elevated women attorneys into the forefront of trial law, particularly with the emergence of Depp’s key defense …

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Law Star Karim Khan QC – Taking The Ukraine Fight to Russia

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War crimes is a bloody but powerfully significant part of the legal landscape given the unprovoked and invasion of Ukraine by Russia, but for law star Karim Khan QC, the fight also involves some of the most significant issues to arise in the past half century and elevates his importance as the Chief Prosecutor for …

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Is There A Kardashian Law Firm In Kim’s Future? Apparently, Yes.

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But here ‘get your f….g ass up and work’ comment has created a Will Smith-style apology to women in business Kardashians’ star Kim Kardashian has more than a passion for fashion and celebrity, she also has passion for criminal justice with a desire for a legal career to follow her father, who shot to his …

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Law Star Kevin Downey – Elizabeth Holmes’ Lawyer

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Kevin Downey, a partner at the Washington law firm Williams & Connolly, is the lead lawyer for Holmes. Robert Leach, an assistant United States attorney for the Northern District of California, will lead the prosecution for the government, along with other prosecutors from the U.S. attorney’s office. Holmes, a Stanford University dropout who founded Theranos …

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Corporate Law Star H Rodgin Cohen – The Corporate Law Legal Legend

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  Although retired, former Sullivan & Cromwell lawyer Rodgin Cohen is one of the law stars in the US legal world, referred to by the Wall Street Journal as the country’s leading banking lawyer and the ‘trauma surgeon of Wall Street’. Described as having near-legendary status on Wall Street, Cohen has been variously described as …

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Law Star Kent Walker – Google’s Corporate Counsel & The Google Man You’ve Never Heard Of

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Google’s in-house lead lawyer Kent Walker is actually the lead lawyer in Google parent Alphabet and has achieved some fame for his take home pay, as we have previously reported, of over $50 million.   His correct title is Senior Vice President for Global Affairs and Chief Legal Officer at Google, advising the board on a …

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