Kate Adams, Apple's Incoming General Counsel, Was 'Peacemaker' as SCOTUS Clerk

When Katherine Adams settles in as Apple Inc.'s new general counsel, a small part of her legal tool kit will include skills she nurtured at the U.S. Supreme Court years ago as a clerk to then-Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. Former clerks recall Adams as a "peacemaker" at the court.

Special Reports

Legal Times

  • Hawaii, Maryland Block Trump’s Travel Ban, Again

    By Cogan Schneier

    The rulings mark a win for Hogan Lovells’ Neal Katyal, the American Civil Liberties Union and the National Immigration Law Center.

  • Veteran DC Whistleblower Lawyer Says She Reps 'Good Guy' in Weinstein Scandal

    By C. Ryan Barber

    As Harvey Weinstein became engulfed in scandal over allegations of sexual harassment, Washington-based whistleblower lawyer Debra Katz found herself representing a longtime executive who reportedly had confronted the influential Hollywood producer about his alleged misconduct.

read more


  • Acting EEOC Leader Wants Supreme Court to Resolve LGBT Workplace Questions

    By Erin Mulvaney

    The U.S. Supreme Court should resolve questions about the scope of sexual orientation protection in the workplace, the acting chairwoman of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said Wednesday.

  • Dentons Snags Joseph Mohorovic, Republican at Consumer Product Agency

    By C. Ryan Barber

    Joseph Mohorovic, an Obama-appointed Republican on the Consumer Product Safety Commission, is leaving the agency to join Dentons, where he will split his time between the Chicago and Washington offices as a principal working on regulatory and compliance matters.

read more


read more

New Job Openings

View more legal jobs at


A Case Study of Patent Abuse: Printing Industry vs Patent Trolls
Facing patent infringement allegations? Discover how the printing industry is fighting back against patent trolls that threaten their bottom line and explore possible solutions for your case.
5 Secrets to Extracting ROI from Experts
Expert witnesses can be crucially valuable to your case or they can do more harm than good. Learn 5 secrets to extracting the best return on investment from experts.
LegalWeek -- LegalSmallFirm Section
Short videos from LegalWeek: Hear from legal industry experts on challenges faced in small firms and what successful firms are doing differently.
Mobile in Practice: Benefits of a Virtual Law Firm
Learn how a secure, virtual strategy can help solo and small firms meet client demands and better manage their business.
Matter Management Checklist
A 2014 study showed that 75% of law firms that focused on administrative process efficiency saw increases in both revenue and profit. Want to see the same success? Start by downloading this checklist.