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 Litigator of the Week: From Zero to Hero in Seven Days It all comes back to square one. That?s how Gibson Dunn appellate litigator Theodore ?Ted? Boutrous Jr. describes his strategy for handling appeals?and it helped Travelers Insurance dodge a $36 million bullet. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:32:04 EDT 1202784780387 Shout-Out: Kirkland and Crowell Score $109M for Railroad Clients Litigators from Kirkland & Ellis and Crowell & Moring scored a $109 million win for their railroad clients in a contract fight with FirstEnergy Solutions Corp. over transporting coal. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:04:26 EDT 1202784780111 Trump Blasts ?Unelected? Judge, But Who Has the Real Immigration Chops? I admit, I have a judge crush on William Orrick III, whose place in my affection was cemented when he blocked President Trump?s executive order on sanctuary cities. And while he may be a "single, unelected judge," it's a good bet that he knows more about immigration law than the entire White House staff. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 01:07:59 EDT 1202784677805 Akin Gump in the Crosshairs of Conservative Radio Host Alex Jones for Chobani Suit Radio host Alex Jones is telling millions of listeners that Akin Gump was actually founded by George Soros--or as Jones calls him, the ?Nazi collaborator demon.? That's how Jones explains the firm's representation of yogurt maker Chobani, which just sued him for defamation. Ridiculous? Yes. But a little bit scary too. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:38:26 EDT 1202784575543 When the Second Circuit Says It?s OK to Call Your Boss a ?Nasty Mother F---er? Is this the death of workplace civility? Open season against employers on Facebook? If you add ?#Union? to a post, are you now free to say whatever horrible things you like? Calm down, not so fast. The Second Circuit offered a far more nuanced answer in upholding a controversial decision by the NLRB. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 01:05:55 EDT 1202784351960