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  • Davies Ward Wins Big for Female Sprinter Banned For High Testosterone

    Canada's Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg scored a victory this week for pro bono client Dutee Chand, a female sprinter from India and Olympic hopeful previously banned from competition due to high levels of naturally occurring testosterone.

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  • Litigation Funder Burford Capital Eyes Lending to Firms

    Burford Capital, the world's largest litigation funder, is getting into the business of lending to law firms, the firm's CEO announced during an earnings call Tuesday. Burford announced record income and record amounts of new investments during the first half of 2015.

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  • 'Best Firms' Report Shows Top 50 Shops for Women

    A select group of Am Law 200 firms are among those touted by Working Mother magazine and consulting firm Flex-Time Lawyers for their annual look at the 50 best firms for women, based on metrics like family-friendly policies and percentage of female partners.

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  • Katten Partner Takes Stand at Dewey & LeBoeuf Criminal Trial

    Howard Schickler, a former structured finance partner at Dewey & LeBoeuf, said he left the firm in late 2010 for Katten Muchin Rosenman with 12 other lawyers because he did not receive the compensation he was promised.

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  • Hausfeld Spars With Former Partners in Forex Litigation

    Michael Hausfeld and his former partners from big plaintiffs firm Cohen Milstein vie for lead roles in antitrust litigation filed against a bevy of big banks for manipulating foreign exchange rates.

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  • Ex-Manager Details Dewey & LeBoeuf's False Accounting Entries

    Jyhjing Harrington testified Monday that she and others in the now-defunct firm's finance department falsified financial statements by making illegitimate entries at the end of each fiscal year between 2008 and 2011.

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  • Dealmakers of the Week: Wm. Randolph Smith of Crowell & Moring and Richard Rosen of Arnold & Porter

    Following the completion Friday of AT&T's $48.5 billion acquisition of DirecTV, The Am Law Daily caught up with AT&T's go-to antitrust lawyers.

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  • Morgan Lewis Partner Leaves Litigation for Life of the Oenophile

    After almost 16 years at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, former litigation partner Victoria Miller has taken her talents elsewhere, having left the firm earlier this year to focus on operating her own wine tasting company.

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  • Baker Bags Two Amid Belfast Opening, Plus More Lateral Moves

    Baker & McKenzie opens a back-office outpost in Northern Ireland while making a high-profile addition in London; a bevy of moves at Buchanan Ingersoll; Stroock raids Squire Patton Boggs; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

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  • Ex-Perkins Coie Counsel Cooks Up a New Career

    Sabahat Chaudhary, a commercial litigation and international trade counsel at Perkins Coie in Washington, D.C., left the firm earlier this year to focus on her own cooking products business, something she hopes will be the start of a new career.

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