Jenna Greene

Trump Blasts 'Unelected' Judge, But Who Has the Real Immigration Chops?

Jenna Greene

I admit, I have a judge crush on William Orrick III, whose place in my affection was cemented when he blocked President Trump's executive order on sanctuary cities. And while he may be a "single, unelected judge," it's a good bet that he knows more about immigration law than the entire White House s

Akin Gump in the Crosshairs of Conservative Radio Host Alex Jones for Chobani Suit

Jenna Greene

Radio host Alex Jones is telling millions of listeners that Akin Gump was actually founded by George Soros--or as Jones calls him, the "Nazi collaborator demon." That's how Jones explains the firm's representation of yogurt maker Chobani, which just sued him for defamation. Ridiculous? Yes. But a li

When the Second Circuit Says It's OK to Call Your Boss a 'Nasty Mother F---er'

Jenna Greene

Is this the death of workplace civility? Open season against employers on Facebook? If you add "#Union" to a post, are you now free to say whatever horrible things you like? Calm down, not so fast. The Second Circuit offered a far more nuanced answer in upholding a controversial decision by the NLRB

McKool Smith MP on Market Doldrums, Winning on a Budget and Why Alternative Fees Aren't the Answer

Jenna Greene

These are not the best of times for the business of litigation. The market is stagnant, with clients shying away from bringing new suits, keeping more work in-house and pushing back hard on costs. In a Q&A, McKool Smith managing partner David Sochia, an accomplished litigator who has taken on the ma

Payday for 16-Year-Old Girl Whose Parachute Malfunctioned

Jenna Greene

Ah personal injury law. Where you take your worst fears and put a price tag on them. Here's a particularly vivid nightmare: What's it worth when your parachute doesn't open? When you plummet 3,000 feet to the ground and somehow survive, but with multiple injuries? That was the question before an Okl

Bad News for Trump: Latest Travel Ban Case to Feature Live Testimony

Jenna Greene

Here's a travel ban case with a twist: live witnesses in court. On Tuesday, a federal judge in Washington, D.C. will allow testimony from witnesses including a Sheppard Mullin partner. The move seems distinctly advantageous to the plaintiffs, represented by an army of lawyers from Arnold & Porter.

The Massive Accutane Litigation Just Fell Apart After Judge Boots Expert 'Hired Guns'

Jenna Greene

Any litigator knows a case can rise or fall on the testimony of an expert witness. A New Jersey state judge made that abundantly clear when he skewered the plaintiffs' two experts in a long-running fight over the acne drug Accutane, banning their testimony and handing a huge win to Hoffman La Roche

Why is Flying So Terrible? Blame These Antitrust Lawyers

Jenna Greene

You don't have to be beaten and dragged off a flight to conclude that flying coach is a miserable experience these days. Wondering who to blame? Here's a suggestion: antitrust lawyers--and yes, we're naming names. The ones who rammed through airline mergers--and the ones at DOJ who took the bait.

Forget Paul Weiss: Lisa Bloom Wants NY State to Investigate 'Cesspool' Fox News

Jenna Greene

Arguing that Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison will not conduct an independent inquiry, high-profile plaintiffs lawyer Lisa Bloom on Tuesday asked the New York State Division of Human Rights to investigate sexual harassment at Fox News.

A Tour of Trump Lawsuits: Flipped Out, Freaked Out and Just Plain Daffy

Jenna Greene

When you are president, people like to sue you. A lot.

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