The American Lawyer The daily source for legal business news, analysis and intelligence from the editors and reporters at The American Lawyer. en-us Copyright 2017. ALM Media Properties, LLC. All rights reserved. The American Lawyer The Churn: Nixon Lands Bulger Prosecutor, Plus More Lateral Moves (Hillary Flynn) Nixon Peabody hires the assistant U.S. attorney who prosecuted mobster James "Whitey" Bulger; a top lawyer with the White House Council on Environmental Quality joins Covington & Burling; and the head of Cozen O'Connor's real estate practice becomes general counsel of a real estate investment trust. The Churn is constant. Please send all announcements and news releases to Tue, 10 Dec 2013 14:25:15 EST 1202631767683 The Churn: In and Out at Kaye Scholer, Plus More Lateral Moves (Hillary Flynn) Kaye Scholer loses a partner on each coast while hiring senior attorneys in its Chicago and Frankfurt offices; the former director of the Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Competition returns to Boies, Schiller & Flexner; and Gardere Wynne Sewell expands by three in Dallas. The Churn is constant. Please send all announcements and news releases to Fri, 06 Dec 2013 19:02:22 EST 1202630971302 The Churn: Lateral Moves in The Am Law 200 (Hillary Flynn) Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi hires The Beatles' longtime U.S. lawyer; a former U.S. ambassador to Australia rejoins Munger, Tolles & Olson; and Sidley Austin hires two new partners. The Churn is constant. Please send all announcements and news releases to Tue, 03 Dec 2013 18:12:31 EST 1202630453566 Williams & Connolly Partner Pay Gets Close-Up From Trump Trade Nominee Curtis J. Mahoney, a Williams & Connolly partner who is the Trump administration's pick for a deputy U.S. trade representative post, reported $833,000 in partnership income from the Washington firm, according to documents the U.S. Office of Government Ethics publicly released Tuesday. The disclosure offers a rare look inside the storied Washington partnership. Tue, 08 Aug 2017 09:32:09 EDT 1202794869447 Report: Trump Wants Greenberg Traurig Shareholder for Bharara's Old Job Geoffrey Berman, who co-leads the New Jersey office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, is in consideration to lead the U.S. Attorney's Office in Manhattan, BuzzFeed reported Monday afternoon. Mon, 07 Aug 2017 16:02:00 EDT 1202794927335 Mayer Brown Expands Asia Base With Three Hires Shipping lawyer Conor Warde joined the firm in Hong Kong while finance specialists Ben Sandstad and Angelia Chia arrived in Singapore. Tue, 08 Aug 2017 15:06:42 EDT 1202794993187 Judge Tosses Defamation Claims Against Napoli Firm As former Napoli Bern lawyers continue to grapple with fallout from the plaintiffs firm's messy breakup, a federal judge in Rhode Island has dismissed defamation claims brought against successor firm Napoli Shkolnik by a rival asbestos attorney. Tue, 08 Aug 2017 18:04:00 EDT 1202794990071 New Report Shows Am Law 100 Firms Pulling Ahead of Smaller Peers The market for large law firms continued to face demand headwinds in the second quarter of 2017, according to a new report Monday by Thomson Reuters Peer Monitor, but the largest firms continue to separate themselves from their smaller peers. Mon, 07 Aug 2017 14:24:36 EDT 1202794888648 From Russia Without Gloves: A Reporter's Musings on Traveling to Moscow It was nine years since reporter Chris Johnson last went to Russia. His trip this year, for a feature article for The American Lawyer, showed much has changed, and much has stayed the same. Mon, 31 Jul 2017 14:53:50 EDT 1202794345691