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October 6, 2023
BLG started as the dream of one lawyer in Montréal 200 years ago. Since then, we’ve helped our clients and communities build, innovate, protect and grow, using our collective intelligence and smart anticipation to go beyond what’s expected of a law firm. Today they are more than 800 legal professionals from coast to coast — former Supreme Court justices, next-generation leaders, scientists, engin…
October 5, 2023
Whitfield & Eddy attorneys were noted by the Iowa State Bar Association The Iowa Lawyer magazine for pro bono work through Iowa Legal Aid and the Polk County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project (PCBA VLP). Steve Marso served as the Secretary of the PCBA VLP Board of Directors. Diana Miller and Anjela Shutts both served on the Iowa Foundation Board of Directors 2022—2023. Attorney listed …
October 2, 2023
We are pleased to announce that Cowell Clarke was awarded Commercial Team of the Year at the Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards 2023. This award recognises the achievements of commercial teams working in both large and small firms. Chair of Cowell Clarke, Megan Jongebloed, says “This is such great acknowledgement for everyone at Cowell Clarke after a year of significant growth and change. …
September 21, 2023
Hancock Estabrook, LLP is pleased to announce that Litigation Department Chair James P. Youngs has been elected by the Board of Directors to the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC). Mr. Youngs is an experienced litigator and trial attorney who represents companies, organizations and individuals in a broad range of matters, including business and contract disputes, unfair competit…
September 19, 2023
Morrison Mahoney Partner John Knight and Associate Christopher Groves obtained a very low verdict (substantially less than the original offer) following a five-day trial in the Brockton Superior Court. The plaintiff was rear-ended by our client at a high rate of speed, causing the plaintiff's car to be pushed off the road into a tree and resulting in substantial property damage to the plaintiff an…
September 18, 2023
Monaco Cooper Lamme & Carr, PLLC (MCLC) announced today that the law firm has launched Maverick Title Services, LLC, a full-service title insurance company serving residential homebuyers and sellers, commercial property buyers and sellers, developers, lenders, attorneys, and real estate agents and brokers. The firm’s attorneys, Jacob Lamme and Brian Carr, joined by title insurance associates …
September 18, 2023
Johnson & Bell Shareholder, Ramses Jalalpour, recently secured summary judgment in favor of his client, a Chicago-area pizza parlor, in which the plaintiff ultimately planned to seek class action certification. In 2020, the pizza parlor was hit with a one-count class action complaint for violations of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA). This dispute focused on the “Receipt …
September 15, 2023
Ray Moore and Cordes Kennedy have recently teamed up to secure two client victories. In the first case, Moore and Kennedy obtained a dismissal of a professional association who had been accused of lobbying activities to promote the business of its member professionals for an anti-competitive outcome.  Relying on both state court precedent and First Amendment protections, they obtained the dismissa…
September 13, 2023
Baker Sterchi Members Clay Crawford and Jim Maloney recently hosted an episode on the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC)’s FedSpeaks podcast. The FedSpeaks podcast is known for delivering informative content and engaging interviews with thought leaders and experts in the legal, insurance and corporate fields. Crawford and Maloney's episode delves into insurance coverage, with a p…
September 11, 2023
On August 31, 2023, Michael Parme and Stevie Baris obtained a unanimous defense verdict in an action alleging causes of action for negligence, trespass and private nuisance filed in the Napa County Superior Court. This case arose from a contractor’s mistaken trespass onto the property of James Raymond (“plaintiff”).  Jacob Songer dba Inferno Guard (“defendant”) was sued for negligence, trespass, …