The Am Law Daily The daily source for legal business news, analysis and intelligence from the editors and reporters at The American Lawyer. en-us Copyright 2016. ALM Media Properties, LLC. All rights reserved. The Am Law Daily Weil Loses Another PE Partner, Plus More Lateral Moves Weil, Gotshal & Manges saw another private equity partner depart; McDermott snagged a labor and employment group from Kaye Scholer; Paul Hastings brought on another IP partner; and other moves throughout The Am Law 200. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:00:31 EDT 1202763434195 Squire Patton Team Hired to Monitor Ferguson Police Reforms Nearly two years after Michael Brown was shot and killed in Ferguson, Missouri, by a white officer, a team led by Squire Patton Boggs' Clark Ervin was named to ensure that the city's police department follows through with federally mandated reforms. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDT 1202763520855 Perkins Coie Lawyer's Advice Helped Spark Democratic Divisions Perkins Coie's Marc Elias, who has juggled legal roles for both the Hillary Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee, saw the intersecting interests of both clients unexpectedly become public on Friday. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDT 1202763532223 Donald Trump, Guns and Leadership Branding with catch-phrases is easy; reconciling their contradictory messages is impossible. Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:58:03 EDT 1202763392374 Lateral Misfire Leads to King & Spalding for Vinson Partner Houston capital markets and M&A lawyer Jeff Malonson was left in limbo early this year, when a planned move from Vinson & Elkins to Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett fizzled after another partner backed out. Thu, 21 Jul 2016 20:30:51 EDT 1202763323523 Deal Watch: Big Beer Merger Cleared as Health Insurers Face Off with DOJ It was a good news/bad news week for companies on the antitrust front. Thu, 21 Jul 2016 17:56:18 EDT 1202763307242 Practice Mix at Seattle Firm Straddles Bernie Sanders, 50 Cent and Pot Law Seattle's Garvey Schubert Barer announced a new chair this week. The firm's unusual mix of clients, which include marijuana companies, celebrities and Bernie Sanders, has boosted its exposure recently. Thu, 21 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDT 1202763291396 O'Melveny's Culvahouse Plans to Stay With Trump Campaign After VP Vetting Arthur Culvahouse Jr., a longtime Washington Republican insider who initially backed Jeb Bush, said that he plans to stick with the Donald Trump campaign after helping to vet the candidate's picks for vice president. Thu, 21 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDT 1202763304205 Lawyer for Roger Ailes Was Leading Voice for Rape Law Reform Long before she was defending Roger Ailes against sexual harassment claims, Quinn Emanuel's Susan Estrich offered a feminist legal critique of the country's rape laws. Wed, 20 Jul 2016 20:09:29 EDT 1202763206824 Former Cravath Exec Goes West, Joining Denver Firm as COO After nearly 25 years at the elite New York firm, former executive director Steven Spiess will serve as chief operating officer of Denver's Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck. Wed, 20 Jul 2016 19:12:03 EDT 1202763202718 Law Schools' Tech-Training Conundrum: If We Teach Them, Will They Get Jobs? The number of law schools offering tech-related training is growing, but are their enough employers looking for the skill set? Wed, 20 Jul 2016 18:23:06 EDT 1202763199963 At RNC, Dentons Fetes Clients and Gingrich Talks Up Trump A party hosted by Dentons at the Republican National Convention offered a glimpse of how law firms blend marketing and networking amid the politicking in Cleveland. Tue, 19 Jul 2016 22:09:46 EDT 1202763073520