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On November 20, 2014, the District Court for the District of Columbia once again ordered Kellogg, Brown and Root (“KBR”) to produce all documents prepared as part of an internal investigation. The District Court’s decision...more
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Yesterday, Governor Pat McCrory announced that he has appointed Raleigh lawyer Greg McGuire as a Special Superior Court Judge for a term beginning October 13, 2014. The Governor's plan is to designate Judge McGuire as a...more
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We’re excited to debut a new feature here on the Trebuchet blog! 7 Questions with … will give you an inside glimpse into the lives of various individuals involved in the legal profession, but in very different ways. Today...more
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A professional services firm is only as good as its providers and the right program in place can help you to also attract and retain the high caliber talent you need to stand out from the rest....more
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>LABJ Forum -- Go Westwood Angelenos?
>Ian Imrich, Chief Executive, Law Offices of Ian J. Imrich, APC:
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Attorney R. Robert Popeo, Chairman of Mintz Levin, talks about the importance of serving clients proactively, not reactively....more
If you own or run a small business, are experiencing financial distress, and desire to know what the bankruptcy code has to offer, then you will want to read this post!
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