Tag: Judges

Former U.S. District Judge George Hazel to Join Gibson Dunn in Washington, D.C. – Gibson Dunn

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that George Hazel will join the firm’s Washington, D.C. office as a partner.  Hazel, formerly a U.S. District Judge for the District of Maryland, will serve as a member of the firm’s Litigation and White Collar Defense and Investigations Practice Groups. Source: Former U.S. District Judge George Hazel to Join Gibson…

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Former Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice David Nahmias will join Jones Day as a partner in Atlanta | Jones Day

David E. Nahmias, the former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia, and Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, will join the Firm as a partner based in the Atlanta Office. He will lead the Investigations & White Collar Defense team in…

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Former Delaware Court of Chancery Vice Chancellor Joseph Slights Joins Wilson Sonsini | Wilson Sonsini

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, the premier provider of legal services to technology, life sciences, and growth enterprises worldwide, announced today that former Vice Chancellor Joseph R. Slights III has joined the firm’s litigation department as a partner in the Wilmington, Delaware, office. He will be a member of Wilson Sonsini’s corporate governance practice. Source: Former Delaware Court of Chancery Vice…

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Federal Judges Would Face Tougher Stock-Trading Rules Under Bipartisan Bill – WSJ

Federal judges would be required to report stock trades over $1,000 within 45 days and post their financial-disclosure forms online under legislation proposed by a bipartisan group of lawmakers in the Senate and House of Representatives. The two bills were drafted by both Democrats and Republicans in response to a Wall Street Journal investigation finding 131 federal judges violated federal…

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Manhattan federal judge William Pauley dies at 68 | Reuters

U.S. District Judge William H. Pauley III, who oversaw two decades of Manhattan federal court fights including the criminal case against longtime Donald Trump lawyer Michael Cohen, has died. He was 68. Pauley died Tuesday morning “after a battle with an illness,” Southern District of New York district court executive Edward Friedland said in an email. Pauley had taken senior…

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Katherine B. Forrest, Former U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York, Rejoins Cravath – News Landing – Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

On September 12, 2018, Cravath announced that Judge Katherine B. Forrest, former Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice and U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York, has rejoined the Firm as a partner. via Katherine B. Forrest, Former U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York, Rejoins Cravath…

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Batista Insider Trading Case in ‘Turmoil’ After Judge Seen Driving Seized Porsche | Compliance Week

Yesterday, the landmark Eike Batista insider trading trial in Brazil was “thrown into turmoil” when reporters spotted the judge in the case driving Batista’s white Porsche Cayenne that had been previously seized by authorities along with several other luxury vehicles belonging to Batista. via Batista Insider Trading Case in ‘Turmoil’ After Judge Seen Driving Seized Porsche | Compliance Week.

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