A New Jersey insurance company told an Illinois federal judge Wednesday it is not responsible for providing coverage to the city of Chicago and several construction companies for a personal injury suit stemming from a truck accident at Chicago O'Hare International Airport.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has found that imports of fabricated structural steel from Canada, China and Mexico are likely hurting U.S. steel producers, paving the way for the U.S. Department of Commerce to move forward with investigations.
Ready Capital said on Thursday that it has closed a slew of loans for acquisition and redevelopment purposes for properties in Texas, Florida, California and Illinois for a total of approximately $104.7 million.
A California federal judge on Wednesday dumped most of an amended suit alleging Tesla and its contractor committed visa fraud to illegally import low-cost foreign labor, but allowed one of the plaintiffs' human trafficking claims to survive.
Bourdow Contracting Inc. is on the hook for a $3.2 million payment to a union pension fund after the Sixth Circuit ruled Thursday that the Michigan business was the alter ego of another company that had pulled out of the fund.
Missouri utility regulators on Wednesday greenlighted the construction of a $2.3 billion interstate electric transmission line, less than a year after the Missouri Supreme Court said the state's public service commission got it wrong in rejecting the long-gestating project.
A California paving contractor sued a pair of construction companies, their joint venture and four insurance companies in Oklahoma federal court Wednesday over nearly $7.4 million in unpaid work done on an Oklahoma Air Force base construction project.
A powerful Philadelphia union boss on Thursday accused federal prosecutors of engaging in a "feeble attempt at criminalizing the legislative process" in an indictment accusing him of bribing a member of the city council.
A JDL Development venture has reportedly landed $735 million in financing for a Chicago residential and retail tower project, Rodan Property Management is said to have bought a Miami industrial property for $12.25 million, and billionaire Diana Chen has reportedly purchased a Los Angeles mansion once owned by Barry Bonds for $23 million.
A Pennsylvania federal judge refused to dismiss a False Claims Act suit accusing the city of Pittsburgh of defrauding the federal government of millions of dollars meant for the Community Development Block Grant program, nearly a year after the Third Circuit revived the suit.
Figuring out what constitutes a manageable workload for the nation’s district judges is no simple task. Getting the judiciary the resources it needs is even harder.
The Western District of Louisiana is supposed to have seven district judges. But for a year, most of the courthouses were operating without a single Article III judge. As usual, magistrate judges picked up the slack.
An attorney for a former Chinese diplomat accused of using workers from his home country as forced labor in U.S. construction projects made his final pitch to a Brooklyn jury Wednesday, arguing there was a legitimate employment arrangement with the supposed victims.
Two white collar defendants were allowed to stay out of jail last week on one condition: that they publicly share their experiences to warn others off the criminal path — an assignment welcomed by some in the defense bar, but which might prove harder than it sounds.
A Florida federal court on Tuesday partially dismissed insurers' suit seeking to deny an engineering firm legal defense coverage over the deadly collapse of a pedestrian bridge at Florida International University near Miami, but said they may still seek reimbursement of fees and costs already incurred.
Morgan Stanley has reportedly loaned $64.2 million for a San Diego hotel purchase, AEW Capital is said to be seeking a roughly $190 million sale of a Manhattan office building, and Stockbridge Capital has reportedly paid $183 million for an under-construction Silicon Valley building leased to 23andMe.
The Trump administration will forge ahead with new duties ranging upward of 235 percent on Chinese pipes used in sanitary and storm drains after the U.S. International Trade Commission found Wednesday that the imports were injuring U.S. producers.
The Fort Lauderdale City Council gave Inter Miami CF the green light to start negotiating the nearly $60 million development of a training complex and community park facilities in the Florida town, as the club gears up to join Major League Soccer in 2020.
The real estate lending arm of New York Life Insurance Co. has given $94.1 million in financing to California developer Westlake Realty Group Inc. for a San Mateo office project, New York Life announced Wednesday.
A West Virginia highway contractor on Tuesday sued Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. in North Carolina federal court over nearly $2.9 million in unpaid work on a highway bypass project in the state.
The U.S. Supreme Court's unanimous ruling on Wednesday in Obduskey v. McCarthy & Holthus LLP removes nearly all activities taken by creditors seeking nonjudicial foreclosure of liens and mortgages from the ambit of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, says John Baxter of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP.
These days, a popular theme in media is that lawyers' jobs will be taken by robots. However, based on the tech issues discussed at the South by Southwest technology conference in Austin, Texas, last month, robots may in fact need lawyers, says Nick Abrahams of Norton Rose Fulbright.
You passed the bar exam and are ready for the character and fitness committee interview. Time to think about how to discuss that minor incident in college, that misdemeanor in high school or that mental health issue that you have totally under control, says Richard Maltz of Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC.
As nationwide deployment of 5G networks gathers steam, unexpired cell site agreements will have to be revisited and many new ones will have to be negotiated. When doing so, dealmakers will want to pay special attention to a few real property issues that are often overlooked, say Walt Sapronov and Robert Turner III of Sapronov & Associates PC.
My initial reaction to "Doing Justice" was that author Preet Bharara may have bitten off more than he could chew — an accusation leveled against him when he served as U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York — but I found the book full of helpful gems, says U.S. District Judge Cynthia Bashant of the Southern District of California.
Though most experts believe that an imminent recession is unlikely, slowdown fears are increasing. Now is the time for firms to consider how to best leverage their communications and marketing teams to lessen impacts from a potential economic slowdown, says Tom Orewyler of Tom Orewyler Communications LLC.
Social media presents rich opportunities to reach prospective clients. Attorneys should not let those opportunities pass them by, but they should keep their ethical obligations in mind as they post, says Cort Sylvester of Nilan Johnson Lewis PA.
In this monthly series, Amanda Brady of Major Lindsey & Africa interviews management from top law firms about the increasingly competitive business environment. Here we feature Nina Godiwalla, director of diversity and inclusion at Norton Rose Fulbright.
More and more corporations are now using requests for proposals to make data-driven decisions about which law firms to work with, so it is more important than ever for law firms to avoid common RFP mistakes, says Matthew Prinn of RFP Advisory Group.
Following new guidance from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, mitigation bank credits — approved forms of compensatory wetlands mitigation for permits issued under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act — may become more readily available to builders, developers and other permittees, says Jessica Merrigan of Spencer Fane LLP.