A handful of law firm leaders with Washington roots have dug deeper this year, claiming that no matter how frequently mergers creep across the industry, their law firms won't join other firms.
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- Senate Confirms First DC Judges in More Than Two Years
- Ranking the Top Ten Female Justices (When There Are Only Four)
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Law professor G. Robert Blakey — famous for writing federal anti-racketeering laws and investigating the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy Jr. and Martin Luther King Jr. — was recently sanctioned in Washington for advising a former student to disclose confidential client documents. Plus more in this week's column.
The former chief judge of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board is coming clean. James Smith has joined Ecolab Inc., a Fortune 500 chemical company that promotes sanitation in everything from hospitals to drinking water to farm animals. Plus more in this week's column.