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  • Kirkland's Paul Clement Gets Nod to Argue Key Labor Cases at Supreme Court

    By Marcia Coyle

    Kirkland & Ellis partner Paul Clement is expected to argue next month in a closely watched trio of U.S. Supreme Court cases that question whether workplace arbitration agreements that ban class actions violate federal labor laws. The former George W. Bush administration U.S. solicitor general was tapped to represent the three companies defending the bans. The companies and their lawyers involved were apparently at an impasse over which of their original high court lawyers should make the Oct. 2 arguments.

  • Peter Robb, Trump's Pick for NLRB General Counsel, Is Poised to Pivot Board

    By Mike Scarcella and Erin Mulvaney

    The Trump administration is moving forward with the expected nomination of Peter Robb, a management-side labor law attorney in Vermont, to serve as general counsel to the National Labor Relations Board as the agency nears a Republican majority for the first time in nearly a decade.

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  • Investors Jumping Into Legal Fray Over Equifax Data Breach

    By Andrew Denney

    Among the lawsuits piling up against Equifax Inc. stemming from the massive data breach that put approximately 143 million consumers' data at risk are proposed class actions filed by investors who said the credit reporting agency broke securities laws.

  • Ex-NFL Players Seek Law Firm's Money After Sacking Ex-Partner

    By Roy Strom

    Gary Stern is going to prison. But that’s not the end of the story for the disgraced lawyer’s former law firm, Chuhak & Tecson. The 70-lawyer Chicago shop is now facing a formidable opponent: A group of nearly 20 former NFL players who claim the firm helped Stern bilk them out of millions.

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