Lawyers In The News

Pressure Drop at Paul Hastings: E-Discovery Expert Has Reggae Past

By Nell Gluckman |

Thomas Barnett, an electronic discovery expert who joined Paul Hastings as special counsel last year, once led a very different life as a professional saxophone player. At the peak of his musical career, Barnett toured with reggae band Toots and the Maytals, before heading on to law school.

Jim Rishwain, Pillsbury Winthrop firm chair

Pillsbury's Newly Re-Elected Chair to Relinquish Post in 2016

By Nell Gluckman |

James Rishwain, who has served as chair of the firm since 2006, will step down in December 2016 after completing the term he was recently re-elected to. The announcement comes after much turnover at the firm, including the defection of a group of corporate lawyers to Winston & Strawn earlier this year.