Dewey & LeBoeuf Trial Opens With a Bang

As mentioned in our post on May 6, the trial of three former Dewey & LeBoeuf executives began Monday with the Manhattan district attorney’s office methodically laying out its case in graphics and charts, and the Dewey lawyers’ counsel pinning the blame for the firm’s collapse on “greedy” lawyers who abandoned the firm and took […]

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Former Litchfield Attorney Alleges Sexual Harassment by Male Partner

A former associate at Litchfield Cavo has filed a blistering Complaint against the firm in the Southern District of New York, alleging that a partner at the firm sexually harassed her on multiple occasions. Bari Klein worked for Litchfield from September of 2013 until November of 2014. According to her Complaint, firm partner Louis Eckert […]

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Cleveland Attorney Suspended For Using State Database to Track Ex-Wife

The Ohio Supreme Court has imposed a two-year suspension on a Cleveland attorney who used a state database to keep tabs on his children and ex-wife. Rosel C. Hurley, III of Cleveland improperly used the Ohio Law Enforcement Gateway (OHLEG) while he was employed at the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office in 2011 and 2012. OHLEG […]

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New York Court Ready for Trial of Former Dewey LeBoeuf Execs

The trial of three former executives from defunct New York megafirm Dewey & LeBoeuf, LLP will begin later this month in a Manhattan courtroom, with jury selection already underway. The firm’s ex-chairman Steven Davis, executive director Stephen DeCarmine and CFO Joel Sanders face criminal charges of criminal fraud. The Manhattan District Attorney’s office claims that […]

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Suspension for Florida Lawyer Convinced that She Was Victim of Microchip Implantation

The Florida Bar learned of a written filing and statements in which Janice Jennings (West Palm Beach, FL) advised the court, among other things, that her former employer implanted a microchip in her left ear that was designed to harm and disrupt her ability to function. The ABA reports that Jennings maintained a psychological evaluation […]

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