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The Am Law 100, the Early Numbers: Revenue, Profits, Head Count All Up at Proskauer

Proskauer Rose posted gains in every key financial category in 2012, as the firm saw its gross revenues climb 7.4 percent, to $736.5 million, and its profits per partner jump 8.8 percent increase, to $1.85 million, according to The American Lawyer’s reporting. Revenue per lawyer rose a modest 1

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The Big Law Firm Story of the Year: Dewey & LeBoeuf

Question #14.A. in the year-end news quiz published by The Wall Street Journal on December 28, 2012: “True or False: Before law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP filed for bankruptcy in May, it was sued by a janitorial services company saying it was owed $299,000. Answer: True.”
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Harbinger cannot ‘leapfrog’ LightSquared creditors -U.S. judge

By Nick Brown

NEW YORK
Thu Oct 30, 2014 7:38pm EDT

NEW YORK Oct 30 (Reuters) – Hedge fund manager Phil
Falcone’s efforts to hold onto a piece of his LightSquared
wireless venture took a hit on Thursday when a bankruptcy judge
denied a request by his Harbinger Capital

Whirlpool Beats Moldy Washer Class Action in Bellwether Trial

Julie Triedman, The Litigation Daily

October 30, 2014

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Law Suit Filed: Trump University Fraud Class Action Gets Certified

October 28 2014Los Angeles, CA: A consumer fraud class action lawsuit alleging violations of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) filed against Donald Trump has been certified by U.S. District Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel. The lawsuit alleges that through false claims Trump made regarding Trump University LLC,

Facing Lawsuit, Ky. Theme Park Countersues Over ‘Staged’ Injuries

Kentucky Kingdom is countersuing two patrons who claim they were injured at the park, asserting the alleged waterpark injuries were “staged.”
Louisville’s WLKY-TV reports that Kentucky Kingdom CEO Ed Hart believes the pair had “some kind of plan to contrive incidents to get money” from the park. In a

UPDATE 3-Stockton, California, workers relieved as judge ruling secures pensions

Thu Oct 30, 2014 8:00pm EDT

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By Robin RespautSACRAMENTO Oct 30 (Reuters) – Stockton, California,
employees breathed a sigh of relief on Thursday as a judge ruled
the city could exit bankruptcy, leaving benefits administered by
public pension giant Calpers untouched.The ruling, however,