Morrison & Foerster

Morning Docket: 02.19.19

* 16 states, including New York and California, filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump yesterday — yes, on President’s Day — challenging his declaration of a national emergency. [NBC …

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Morning Docket: 02.13.19

* Former Attorney General Eric Holder headed to Iowa earlier this week, but claims that he’s still deciding whether or not he’s going to throw his hat into the already crowded ring for the 2020 Democractic presidential nomination. [NPR]

* Michael Cohen was supposed to appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee yesterday, but his testimony was postponed for the third time this month, this time “due to post surgery medical needs.” What’s he getting done before jail? [CNN]

* In the “mommy track” class-action lawsuit that was filed against Morrison & Foerster, the firm isn’t now claiming that its positive track record for supporting women and working parents contradicts claims that MoFo is actually discriminating against mothers and pregnant women behind closed doors. [The Recorder]

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Morning Docket: 02.11.19

* “We take the allegations against Justin very seriously.” Justin Fairfax, the lieutenant governor of Virginia who’s embroiled in a sexual assault scandal, has taken a leave of absence from Morrison & Foerster, where he’s a partner, as the firm itself conducts its own investigation into the allegations. [National Law Journal]

* High revenue and even higher demand resulted in law firms posting their best results since just before the recession, with Am Law 50 and niche/boutique firms outperforming the rest of their industry counterparts. Unfortunately, all of this good news could come to an end in 2020… [American Lawyer]

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