Judicial Ethics

Brown Rudnick Can’t Duck $300M Malpractice Suit

Brown Rudnick LLP must face a trimmed suit accusing the law firm of bungling an attempt to claw back $300 million in credit line repayments from a private equity mogul on behalf of the trustee of bankrupt Lyondell Chemical Co., a New York federal court ruled Tuesday…

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Ousted US Atty Berman To Teach Legal Ethics At Stanford

After being ousted from his job as U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York last month following a showdown with U.S. Attorney General William Barr, Geoffrey Berman will join Stanford Law School to teach a legal ethics course and work as a fellow at a corporate governance think tank, the school announced Wednesday…

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