CourtsSDNY's Damian Williams Troubled By Office's Cash Shortfall
Manhattan U.S. Attorney Damian Williams said Tuesday that his office suffers from a chronic lack of funding to support its expansive operations, as discord among lawmakers in Washington, D.C., has left the U.S. Department of Justice operating without a budget.
California PulseFeds Fight Girardi Keese Trustee's Professional Fee Requests
The federal government has objected to the Girardi Keese bankruptcy trustee's bid to pay more than $3 million in fees to herself and several other professionals, telling a Los Angeles bankruptcy judge the trustee has failed for nearly three years to analyze hundreds of millions of dollars worth of unsecured claims against the defunct law firm.
California PulseGroup Says Berkeley Law Allows 'Unchecked' Antisemitism
The University of California, Berkeley School of Law and the university itself have fostered a "long-standing, unchecked spread of antisemitism" that has led to harassment and violence against Jews on campus, a Jewish advocacy organization says in a lawsuit filed Tuesday.
CourtsMSG Can't Duck NY Liquor License Probe Over Atty Ban
The New York State Liquor Authority has the right to review Madison Square Garden's liquor licenses over its policy of banning lawyers suing the company and its owner from entering its venues in New York City, a state appeals panel ruled this week.
New Jersey PulseNJ State Bar Grant Program Expands To Public Interest Work
The New Jersey State Bar Foundation is rolling out two programs to fund law students and new lawyers to work for public interest organizations in 2024, strengthening the group's support for New Jersey's nonprofit legal community.
California PulseBuchanan Ingersoll Triples Shareholder Promotion Across US
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC has announced it is elevating three times as many attorneys to shareholder in its 2024 promotion class as in the previous year.
California PulseVeteran Nixon Peabody Atty To Lead Health Care Practice
Nixon Peabody LLP has announced the appointment of a health care practice leader, elevating a partner who has built a career advising academic medical centers, teaching hospitals, medical schools and hospital systems.
In-HouseViridi Hires Former Sidley Partner As Sustainability Chief
Battery tech company Viridi announced Tuesday it has brought on former Sidley Austin LLP partner Evan van Hook to serve in the newly created position of chief sustainability officer, tapping the corporate environmental, social and governance leader to help the company achieve its goals.
In-HouseOrion Group Taps Ex-Newpark, Transocean Atty As GC
Houston-based construction company Orion Group announced Tuesday that an experienced attorney with over 15 years in-house experience was named its new executive vice president and general counsel.
CourtsSenate Confirms Longtime SDNY Official To Bench
The Senate voted 49-46 on Tuesday to confirm Margaret M. Garnett, special counsel to the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, to serve on the district's bench.