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 2016. ALM Media Properties, LLC. All rights reserved. The Litigation Daily Litigator of the Week: Flipping a Monster Verdict at the Fifth Circuit For almost 10 years, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison partner Bob Atkins has represented medical supply company BD in an antitrust suit over syringes. The case blew up in 2013 into a $340 million jury verdict. But Atkins' strategy from day one was to build a record for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. It paid off. Thu, 08 Dec 2016 22:56:40 EST 1202774299372 DOJ Under Trump: Radical Change or More of the Same? Time for a favorite post-election parlor game: What might we expect from the Trump administration?s Justice Department? In recent off-the-record conversations, former DOJ lawyers shared some insights. Their takeaway: the changes may not be so drastic after all Thu, 08 Dec 2016 01:30:30 EST 1202774171599 Kasowitz Wins One for Marine Who Tried to Save His Comrades in Afghanistan In a year where emails and mishandling of classified information have loomed so large, this case stands as an example of misapplied justice. Wed, 07 Dec 2016 02:27:41 EST 1202774051251 What These Winning Litigators Know That You Might Not When 23 of the top litigators in the country offer advice on how to succeed in court, it?s worth listening. Mon, 05 Dec 2016 20:21:02 EST 1202773940252 Durie Tangri Associate Believed Dead in Oakland Fire, Firm Says Nicholas Walrath, a 2013 graduate of New York University School of Law, joined the firm in October. Mon, 05 Dec 2016 19:21:19 EST 1202773939631 How Gibson Dunn Proved a Key Document Was Fake--And Won Big Forgery. Perjury. Willful destruction of evidence. Litigators might sometimes suspect the other side of such shenanigans, but rarely do you get an unequivocal win as a result. On Friday, a team from Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher pulled it off, arguing successfully that a key plaintiffs? document in a $12 billion fight was fake. Sun, 04 Dec 2016 23:44:54 EST 1202773821052