New York Law Journal - This Week's News

New York Law Journal - This Week's News
  1. Lewis Baach Recruits Partner from Litigation Funder
    Erika Levin knows from the inside how litigation funders work. Now she?ll put that to use in private practice.
  2. Line Between Lawyer Ethics and Crime to Highlight Ex-Big Law Partner's Trial
    Legal ethicists are expected to take the stand at a trial starting this week against for Evan Greebel, a former Kaye Scholer and Katten Muchin Rosenman partner facing federal conspiracy charges for his role advising disgraced hedge fund manager Martin Shkreli.
  3. NY's Rockland County Sues Nixon Peabody in $8.8M Malpractice Suit
    The sewer district in New York's Rockland County is looking for more than $8.8 million in a malpractice lawsuit alleging its former law firm, Nixon Peabody, botched a long-running eminent domain dispute.
  4. Vance Announces Outside Audit of Campaign Donations
    Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance, Jr. will have an outside independent auditor review how his office handles campaign donations, the DA announced in an op-ed published late Sunday in the New York Daily News.
  5. Chelsea Bomber Convicted Swiftly by Federal Jury in Manhattan
    After a little more than four hours of deliberations, the jury in the Southern District of New York convicted Ahmad Khan Rahimi of eight counts, including using a weapon of mass destruction and bombing a public place.






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