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Skadden fights contract lawyer’s claims in the U.S. Second Circuit

1 June 2015 – Last week the U.S. Second Circuit heard the Lola vs. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom case which is testing whether some purportedly professional work might in fact be eligible

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U.S. student debt hangover ruins that “American dream” (ha, ha)

Angela Gambetta, Managing Director/The Posse List 9 May 2015 – About a decade ago, American consumers seemed the most debt-addicted people on the planet. Then … bingo … around 2008 something

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In Canada: Deloitte sued in document reviewer class action; treating hundreds of document reviewers as contractors when they were, in reality, employees

  13 March 2015 – Deloitte and a document review company it acquired a year ago are alleged to have saved millions of dollars by treating hundreds of document reviewers as contractors when

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Kessler’s 600% markup on contract attorneys ruled too high. Gee, ya think?

    7 January 2015 – A New York federal judge slashed Kessler Topaz’s fee request in an investor class action against Weatherford International Ltd from $14 million to $10.8

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

  We wish all of you a happy and healthy New Year. We extend our sincere thanks and appreciation to our subscribers and readers for their confidence, loyalty and partnership. We have been so very

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Language and speech recognition technology equal to humans gets closer

This is our last post of the year aside from our job posts. We thank all of our subscribers and readers for a great year. Note: The Posse List team will be posting jobs (the market is busy) over the holiday

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Looking for a job with the U.S. Department of Justice? Then use their new app

      4 November 2014 – This has been sitting in our “InBox” for a few weeks (we average 2,000 emails a week so sometimes we may be a bit slow to respond to many of you.

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The Washington Post U.S. school debt calculator: “You are taking a risk by following a law career”

    2 November 2014 – The Washington Post published a student loan calculator to assist students out there in figuring out exactly how much they will suffer for their education. And the

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Doc review is unequivocal “practice of law” US judge says in dumping contract attorney’s overtime suit

 9 October 2014 – In a case that helps clarify what discovery-related activities constitute the practice of law, a federal judge in Manhattan has told a group of contract attorneys performing

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Every law firm’s fear: translator decides to keep documents she translated and become whistle blower

    25 September 2014 – A translator who provided internal Toyota documents to news reporters has objected to the carmaker’s requests for sanctions against her for alleged failure to

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