Jenna Greene

Litigator of the Week: Taylor Swift's Lawyer Tells All

Jenna Greene

Forgive the tabloid headline. Venable partner J. Douglas Baldridge is actually quite discreet when discussing his famous client. But he spent last week litigating under a blinding media spotlight, with everyone from People Magazine and Inside Edition to The New York Times covering Taylor Swift's six

Your Move, Trump Lawyers. The Country Is Watching

Jenna Greene

Big law firms, the ones billing Trump full-freight—can make moral decisions about whom they choose to represent, whose agenda they want to help advance. Their response to the violence in Charlottesville? Crickets...

The Arbitration Fight You Didn't Know Was Happening—And that Skadden Is Winning

Jenna Greene

For all the attention being paid these days to mandatory arbitration of consumer financial disputes, there's another unlikely battleground: roof shingles. Seriously.

Hot Cross Buns: These Sullivan and Cromwell Litigators Show How to Grill a Witness

Jenna Greene

Trial was just four months away when a team from Sullivan and Cromwell led by David Tulchin and Thomas White parachuted in to save the day for medical device maker Micro System Engineering Inc.

How Gibson Dunn (and T-Mobile) Saved a Sidley Client $32M

Jenna Greene

"I've never seen anything like this in 37 years of practice." That's how Sidley Austin chair Carter Phillips describes the way his client Sprint got off the hook for a $32 million patent infringement judgment last week

Five Legal Stories to Distract You From Thoughts of Armageddon

Jenna Greene

Here are five legal stories from around the web to get your mind off whether you should start building a bomb shelter. Hello boob photos, a plaintiffs lawyer having a temper tantrum, disastrous blind dates, celebrities with herpes and poop. See, aren't you feeling better already?

This Big Law Litigator Is Defending Taylor Swift in DJ Groping Trial

Jenna Greene

Did a disc jockey fondle Taylor Swift's buttock? Venable partner J. Douglas Baldridge--whose usual caseload involves high-stakes IP, antitrust, First Amendment and real estate fights--is representing the pop superstar in a federal trial in Denver. And it's a circus.

Preet Bharara is Unchained on Social Media—and He's Awesome

Jenna Greene

The last thing the world needs is another $1,500-an-hour white collar defense lawyer in New York City—which is why it's so refreshing that Preet Bharara has eschewed the lucrative and predictable embrace of a law firm.

Stand and Deliver: CREW Takes Its Best Shot at Convincing Court Not to Toss Suit Against Trump

Jenna Greene

The legal dream team representing Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington took a running leap at the hurdle of standing, filing a hard-hitting brief on Friday evening in their emoluments lawsuit against President Donald Trump.

Shout-Out: This is Why You Hire Beth Wilkinson

Jenna Greene

In late June, I wrote a column headlined "No Pressure Beth—Just $12 Billion on the Line as Containerboard Class Action Gets Closer to Trial." The Wilkinson Walsh + Eskovitz founding partner delivered—big time.

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