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The contract attorney overtime case against Skadden, Arps / Tower Legal has a new twist

    12 February 2014 – A big hat tip to Posse List member Matthew Green who has been following the Skadden/Tower Legal overtime suit. Matthew popped us a note and said: A very interesting

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Blind ads on Craigs List : should you send in your resume?

    25 October 2013 – In the past two weeks we have been swamped by Posse List members who have asked “should I submit my resume to a Craigs List ad when the employer is unknown?” We

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Is a blended document review rate of $466 per hour … um … excessive?

  23 September 2013 – We have done a fair amount of reporting on the In re Citigroup Inc. Securities Litigation, a shareholder lawsuit against Citigroup which involved a lot of guns and

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Judge Slams Contract Attorney Charges In Madoff Feeder Fund Case

  14 May 2013 – A federal judge in New York approved a hotly disputed fee for lawyers who negotiated a $217 million settlement with Madoff “feeder funds,” but only after leveling

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Firm must divulge information on contract lawyers in Citigroup case; challenge to firm’s “excessive” fees

  5 March 2013 –  Last week the federal judge in In re Citigroup Inc. Securities Litigation, a shareholder lawsuit against Citigroup being heard in the U.S. District Court, Southern District

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The McDermott e-discovery malpractice case and contract attorneys: The Posse List weighs in

1 August 2011 — Over the weekend we posted an update on the McDermott e-discovery malpractice case involving contract attorneys, vendors and privilege.  The case involves a allegedly botched privilege

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UPDATE: the McDermott e-discovery malpractice case involving contract attorneys, vendors and privilege

30 July 2011 — As we had reported in a previous post, the world’s first e-discovery malpractice lawsuit was filed in State Court in California against McDermott Will & Emery.  The case has

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UPDATE: Explaining the continuing surge in the U.S. of non-English language document review projects

27 April 2011  Meanwhile, in Europe … And this has also led to a surge of in-country litigation and compliance reviews in Europe.  Our sister company Project Counsel has completed 6 document

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The competing offers for NYSE Euronext: the principal law firms

8 April 2011 — We have received a mountain of emails asking about the competing NYSE Euronext deals so we thought we’d provide a summary. Deutsche Boerse made the first offer.  Under that

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The proposed AT&T acquisition of T-Mobile USA from Deutsche Telekom: initial thoughts

Reported by:  Gregory P. Bufithis, Esq. (with special thanks to Johann Jurgens who is a telecom analyst for a hedge fund and is an advisor to The Posse List on the telecom industry)  21 March 2011

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