One of the few interesting parts of law school Professional Responsibility classes lives on in this article at The Recorder:

A San Francisco Bluetooth headset maker says Fish & Richardson played an unseemly game of hot potato by dropping it as a client and then turning around and suing for patent infringement the very

EDD Update discusses the D.C. Court of Appeals affirming a contempt order against the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (“OFHEO”) in In re: Fannie Mae Securities Litigation, 2009 U.S. App. LEXIS 9 (D.C. App. Jan. 6, 2009):

OFHEO handled the e-discovery very poorly, to put it mildly, and was held in contempt by

The American Lawyer describes the case:

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver & Hedges has been hit with a malpractice lawsuit that claims the firm botched a $48.8 million settlement even as it took in some $12 million in contingency fees.

… The complaint against Quinn Emanuel highlights how — as a result of a contingency

Yesterday we discussed the outrageous attorneys fees in the Robertson v. Princeton suit, which amounted to $80 million in pre-trial litigation costs and $40 million in projected trial costs. Based on those fees, it seems each side had a team of 6 lawyers working all day, every day, for all 6.5 years of the

The blog “How Appealing” has plenty of links on the $90 million settlement of the donor-intent suit brought against Princeton University by the heirs to the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. (and now A&P supermarket) fortune, alleging misuse of a 1961 donation of $35 million which had swelled in value to over

Slashdot led me to this erroneous article at The Industry Standard:

According to a recent legal filing (see page 7) in the Psystar vs Apple antitrust case, Apple employees are responsible for maintaining their own documents such as emails, memos, and voicemails. In other words, there is no company-wide policy for archiving, saving, or

If you haven’t been following, Victoria Pynchon at the Settle It Now Negotiation Blog and I have been having a running discussion about The Settlement Unicorn, which I originally defined as follows:

I’ve heard of a mythical beast, which I’ll call The Unicorn Settlement, where two hostile parties on the verge of a lawsuit get