The Litigation Daily The daily source for legal business news, analysis and intelligence from the editors and reporters at The AmLaw Litigation Daily. en-us Copyright 2017. ALM Media Properties, LLC. All rights reserved. The Litigation Daily Behind an O?Melveny Lawyer?s SCOTUS Debut: Two Years, Four Moot Courts and a Plan of Attack You always remember your first, whether it?s a kiss, a car, a parachute jump?or for a select few, your first argument before the U.S. Supreme Court. At 10 a.m. on Wednesday, O?Melveny & Myers counsel Deanna Rice will join the legal profession?s most elite club. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:59:14 EDT 1202782298375 Why Patent Ruling That 'Ignored' Supreme Court Precedent May Stand The justices have shown no great deference to the Federal Circuit in recent years. Yet, they sound reluctant to overrule a 1990 decision that led to a crush of filings in the Eastern District of Texas. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 18:26:26 EDT 1202782197436 Keystone Approval: Bittersweet for Sidley Team? All but lost in the hubbub over the failure of health care reform was news that the federal government on Friday formally greenlighted the Keystone XL Pipeline. Great news for TransCanada Corp., but perhaps bittersweet for its lawyers at Sidley Austin. A stellar team of litigators was poised to break new legal ground with two novel challenges. Sun, 26 Mar 2017 23:42:44 EDT 1202782106655 When Insurers Refused to Pay Verizon?s $48M Legal Bill, This Lawyer Hit Back McKool Smith insurance recovery practice head Robin Cohen won big in Delaware, forcing insurers to pay Verizon's massive legal bill to several elite firms that successfully defended the company after a failed spin-off. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:35:28 EDT 1202781982044