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 Trump's Man of the Hour Scaramucci Not One To 'Humble Brag,' Says Cravath Associate Tapped to serve as President Donald Trump's communications director, Anthony Scaramucci told a group of Harvard law students last year to follow his lead and dial back the bravado. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:27:03 EDT 1202793639058 Linklaters Associate Is Latest Big Firm Lawyer Tied to Insider Trading Charges Fei Yan, 31, was arrested on Wednesday on insider trading charges in a case that alleges he profited from knowledge garnered by his wife, a Linklaters associate working on M&A deals. Wed, 12 Jul 2017 19:25:26 EDT 1202792882624 Big Law Looking Forward to 'Macron-Economic' Boost in France France has long been a challenging place in which to do business. The historically left-leaning country's high taxes and tough labor laws often have made it a frustrating market for international investors—and their lawyers. Mon, 03 Jul 2017 11:40:34 EDT 1202792128706 No White Shoes for George Clooney This Summer, and Other News Oddities The Fourth of July is coming up, so it's no time for serious news. Here's a roundup for some oddly amusing/curious news and gossip for you to digest by the pool or beach. Fri, 30 Jun 2017 11:23:15 EDT 1202792011017 Plaintiffs Firms Earn Almost $1B in Fees From 2016 Securities Class Action Settlements It was a record year for securities settlements and for the plaintiffs lawyers that represented investors in securities class actions. Tue, 20 Jun 2017 17:29:49 EDT 1202790733119 The Careerist: Choose One: 1) Ditzy Broad or 2) Angry Bitch In case you're not keeping score, the sexist comments are flying these days. Let's just focus on two recent incidents. Thu, 15 Jun 2017 18:24:32 EDT 1202790137172 Securities Defense Bar Praises Trump SEC Pick In the hours after Donald Trump tapped Sullivan & Cromwell dealmaker Jay Clayton to lead the SEC, securities litigators and others said he could usher in a new era for the agency. Wed, 04 Jan 2017 17:18:55 EST 1202776083097