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Battle Over Howrey Collapse on D.C. Court’s Doorstep

The question of who owns the unfinished business after Howrey LLP’s insolvency rests with the D.C. Court of Appeals, which will hear a bankruptcy trustee’s arguments Dec. 17 that the former law …

MoFo Grows National Security Practice With Another OFAC Hire

Morrison & Foerster has hired a former senior treasury official who led development of the U.S. government’s sanctions policy against Russia, in the firm’s latest move to beef up its national …

Petrosinelli Named New Williams & Connolly Chair (2)

Joseph G. Petrosinelli will take over as Chair of Williams & Connolly after Dane Butswinkas was hired by Tesla to be general counsel, a firm spokesperson told Bloomberg Law Dec. 7.


Allen & Overy to Match Cravath’s $100K Associate Bonuses

Allen & Overy is the most recent law firm to announce it will match standard-bearer Cravath, Swaine & Moore’s associate annual bonus scale, paying first-year associates $15,000 and eighth and ninth …

Steptoe Brings New Pro Bono Counsel on Board from Dechert

Steptoe & Johnson has hired Dechert’s pro bono counsel, Paul Lee, to succeed Barbara Kagan, who’s retiring after 25 years as head of the firm’s pro bono program, Steptoe announced Nov. 29.