The law firms defending a lending company in a commercial real estate dispute that spanned more than ten years are entitled to over $9 million in attorneys’ fees for their work, a California appellate court said.
A Jamaican man who pleaded guilty to extortion after being recorded by one of his victims, a former FBI director, won the chance to argue that he received ineffective assistance of counsel on several aspects of his sentencing, the D.C. Circuit ruled Friday.
The race to be Manhattan’s next top prosecutor is taking place amid a crime surge that has seen murders up more than 17% so far this year and anti-Asian hate crimes skyrocket 335%, according to New York Police Department statistics.
Milbank is upping salaries for its associates globally amid a hypercompetitive market for the legal industry’s young talent, and at least one Wall Street competitor, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, has already matched.