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Feds Indict Former Managing Partner Nathan Hardwick IV for $20M Embezzlement From His Now-Bankrupt Firm Morris Hardwick Schneider 2/23/16, 4:30 pm

Nathan Hardwick IV, the former managing partner of Morris Hardwick Schneider, has been indicted on federal charges of conspiracy, wire fraud, bank fraud and making false statements in connection with. […]

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The Am Law 100, the Early Numbers: Debevoise Sees Double-Digit Profit Growth 2/23/16, 4:07 pm

Profits per partner were up nearly 11 percent at the firm, which also saw a healthy increase in revenues.

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Client Sues Quinn Over Billing Practices 2/23/16, 12:03 pm

Complaint says firm charged higher hourly fees than it had agreed to when it undertook the defense of a white-collar case.

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When a Founder Talks (or Acts) Out of School 2/23/16, 11:29 am

Microsoft Corp. founder Bill Gates set tongues wagging in the tech world and beyond on Monday when he seemingly broke rank with the company he created as well as most of Silicon Valley on a major digi. […]

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Use Hyperlinks, Don’t ‘Bitch-Slap’ — and Other Tips from a ‘Cranky’ Federal Judge 6/25/13, 7:51 pm

The legal blogosphere is taking note of an amusing new guide to legal writing, courtesy of Senior U.S. District Court Judge Richard G. Kopf and his entertaining blog, Hercules and the Umpire. (Hat tip. […]

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‘Terroristic’ Tattoo Spells Trouble for Minn. Man 6/19/13, 8:33 pm

The Pioneer Press (via ABA Journal) has the story of a Minnesota man who was sentenced to probation this week after pleading guilty to making a terroristic threat against a police officer — a threat. […]

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Tenth Circuit Gives Man License to Sue Over ‘Rain God’ 6/12/13, 8:39 pm

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has revived a lawsuit by an Oklahoma man who objects to the image of a Native American sculpture on the state’s license plates because its message confl. […]

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Law Firm’s Viral TV Ad Leads to $1 Million Suit 6/11/13, 8:38 pm

An actress who starred in a popular advertisement for a New York personal injury law firm has filed a suit alleging that the agency that produced the spot licensed the ad and her image to law firms ar. […]

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