The American Lawyer http://www.americanlawyer.com/index.jsp 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. http://www.americanlawyer.com/terms.jsp The American Lawyer http://www.law.com/img/tal_12/tal_rss_icon.gif http://www.americanlawyer.com/index.jsp The Churn: Nixon Lands Bulger Prosecutor, Plus More Lateral Moves hflynn@alm.com (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 thechurn@alm.com. http://www.americanlawyer.com/id=1202631767683?rss=rss_tal Tue, 10 Dec 2013 14:25:15 EST 1202631767683 The Churn: In and Out at Kaye Scholer, Plus More Lateral Moves hflynn@alm.com (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 thechurn@alm.com. http://www.americanlawyer.com/id=1202630971302?rss=rss_tal Fri, 06 Dec 2013 19:02:22 EST 1202630971302 The Churn: Lateral Moves in The Am Law 200 hflynn@alm.com (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 thechurn@alm.com. http://www.americanlawyer.com/id=1202630453566?rss=rss_tal 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. http://www.americanlawyer.com/id=1202793639058?rss=rss_tal 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. http://www.americanlawyer.com/id=1202792882624?rss=rss_tal 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. http://www.americanlawyer.com/id=1202792128706?rss=rss_tal 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. http://www.americanlawyer.com/id=1202792011017?rss=rss_tal 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. http://www.americanlawyer.com/id=1202790733119?rss=rss_tal 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. http://www.americanlawyer.com/id=1202790137172?rss=rss_tal 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. http://www.americanlawyer.com/id=1202776083097?rss=rss_tal Wed, 04 Jan 2017 17:18:55 EST 1202776083097