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  • 12 Jones Day Lawyers Take Key Posts in Trump Administration

    By Marcia Coyle and C. Ryan Barber

    Jones Day, whose lawyers served key positions in the Trump presidential transition and litigated against the nation's health insurance law and for other major Republican objectives, will count 12 members in the new Trump administration.

  • Ethics Guru Richard Painter's Phone Is Ringing Often, Thanks to Trump

    By Marcia Coyle

    If the new Trump White House seeks a chief ethics officer, Richard Painter isn't expecting to get that call. But his phone won't remain silent for long. Painter, a former chief White House ethics lawyer for George W. Bush, is in high demand these days for commentary about President Donald Trump and the manifold conflicts of interest presented by his business entanglements at home and around the globe.

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  • Uber Pays $20M to Settle Claims It Took Drivers for a Ride

    By C. Ryan Barber

    Uber on Thursday agreed to pay $20 million to resolve federal allegations that the online ride-hailing service duped drivers about vehicle financing and inflated how much money they could earn at the company. Uber did not admit or deny wrongdoing in the Federal Trade Commission case.

  • Nonlawyer Judges? SCOTUS Doesn't Seem to Mind

    By Tony Mauro

    A judge who is in a position to throw someone in jail has to be a lawyer, right? Well no, and the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed this anomaly of American justice to persist.

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