Bobby Burchfield, a management committee member and head of the complex litigation group at McDermott Will & Emery, has left the firm with partner Matthew Leland for King & Spalding. Burchfield joins the firm nearly four years after the departure of former top litigator Paul Clement. His departure from McDermott comes on the heels of a pair of IP partners defecting for Paul Hastings and as McDermott seeks to ramp up its private client practice.
D.C. Circuit Judge Janice Rogers Brown on Tuesday urged citizens to exercise their right to end what are supposed to be voluntary encounters with D.C. police. Brown expressed her unhappiness with circuit precedent that she said perpetuated a "fiction of voluntary consent."
In Robert Dell’s final year as global chair, Latham & Watkins posted a record-high in gross revenue by hitting the $2.6 billion mark, as profits per partner, revenue per lawyer and net income also saw big gains.
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Thomas Schweich, a former Bryan Cave partner serving as Missouri’s state auditor, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head at his home last week in the St. Louis suburb of Clayton. Schweich's death came a month after he entered the state's Republican race for governor in 2016.
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Computer malpractice can happen as a result of technological glitches, human error and system design defects; it can threaten the quality of patient care and safety, as well as the safety of patients' health data. These types of errors are typically caused by simple human mistakes or computer malfunctions, as opposed to egregious medical negligence.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned down requests to expedite release of the audio of Wednesday’s scheduled oral arguments in King v. Burwell, a case that could decide the fate of the Affordable Care Act.
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Theodore Olson, who argued a landmark U.S. Supreme Court case on same-sex marriage two years ago, might not be in the audience when the court revisits the issue April 28. "I was having a dinner party last night, and several [people], including one D.C. Circuit judge said, 'Don’t go, you'll just be frustrated,' " Olson recounted Friday.
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