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: Taylor Swift?s Lawyer Tells All Forgive the tabloid headline. Venable partner J. Douglas Baldridge is actually quite discreet when discussing his famous client. But he spent last week litigating under a blinding media spotlight, with everyone from People Magazine and Inside Edition to The New York Times covering Taylor Swift?s six-day federal trial in Denver. Fri, 18 Aug 2017 01:38:58 EDT 1202795861014 Your Move, Trump Lawyers. The Country Is Watching Big law firms, the ones billing Trump full-freight?can make moral decisions about whom they choose to represent, whose agenda they want to help advance. Their response to the violence in Charlottesville? Crickets... Thu, 17 Aug 2017 01:52:28 EDT 1202795737050 Trump Lawyer John Dowd Forwards Email Equating Confederate Leader With George Washington After President Donald Trump said there were ?very fine people on both sides? of the violent clashes in Charlottesville, one of his top lawyers circulated an email equating Confederate general Robert E. Lee with George Washington and saying Black Lives Matter had been ?totally infiltrated? by terrorists, The New York Times reported. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 22:37:43 EDT 1202795730495 The Arbitration Fight You Didn?t Know Was Happening?And that Skadden Is Winning For all the attention being paid these days to mandatory arbitration of consumer financial disputes, there?s another unlikely battleground: roof shingles. Seriously. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 00:14:06 EDT 1202795627315 Hot Cross Buns: These Sullivan and Cromwell Litigators Show How to Grill a Witness Trial was just four months away when a team from Sullivan and Cromwell led by David Tulchin and Thomas White parachuted in to save the day for medical device maker Micro System Engineering Inc. Tue, 15 Aug 2017 00:37:50 EDT 1202795477169 How Gibson Dunn (and T-Mobile) Saved a Sidley Client $32M ?I?ve never seen anything like this in 37 years of practice.? That?s how Sidley Austin chair Carter Phillips describes the way his client Sprint got off the hook for a $32 million patent infringement judgment last week Mon, 14 Aug 2017 00:14:33 EDT 1202795383480