The 2021 class of summer associates was ‘most diverse ever measured in every way,’ new NALP report says

The percentage of summer associates of color in major U.S. law firms increased by nearly 5 percentage points in 2021, increasing to 41.34%, according to…

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CEO roundtable with Ari Kaplan: Trends, challenges and opportunities in 2021 and the year ahead

Ari Kaplan recently moderated a discussion with the following chief executive officers for the final Ari Kaplan Advisors CEO Roundtable of 2021 about trends, challenges…

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Wife of Marvel chairman sues Kasowitz Benson for alleged ‘salacious and outrageous’ litigation

Kasowitz Benson Torres has been sued for allegedly pursuing “salacious and outrageous, malicious” litigation against Laura Perlmutter, wife of Marvel Entertainment chairman Isaac “Ike” Perlmutter.…

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Bankruptcy court had no authority to shield Sackler family in Purdue Pharma bankruptcy, judge rules

A bankruptcy judge had no statutory authority to shield the Sackler family—which owns debtor Purdue Pharma—from civil lawsuits related to the drugmaker’s marketing of the…

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