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Food delivery company DoorDash said Thursday it confidentially filed for an initial public offering, teeing up a potentially high-profile debut later this year.
A Pennsylvania federal judge ruled Wednesday that a handicapped Pittsburgh-area man's lone visit to a Red Lobster location near his home was sufficient to allow him to pursue proposed class claims the restaurant chain failed to provide adequate accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
An Illinois federal judge on Wednesday said Bimbo Bakeries USA Inc. must face an employee's claims over alleged violations of Illinois' landmark biometric privacy law that occurred before a collective bargaining agreement governing her employment went into effect, but ruled claims arising after that date are preempted.
A group of canned tuna buyers have asked a California federal judge to reconsider dismissing Bumble Bee's private equity owners from a sprawling price-fixing litigation, saying evidence shows the buyers can overcome the legal hurdles that led to the tossing of the claims.
A pension fund's "cozy" relationship with its attorneys won't keep the institutional investor from being a good class representative in a proposed securities class action against Treehouse Foods, an Illinois federal judge said Wednesday.
Bankrupt gastropub chain Bar Louie secured a Delaware bankruptcy judge's approval for its sale procedures Thursday, after applying a $1.4 million cut to a "breakup" fee for the debtor's stalking horse in case its $82.5 million credit bid is beaten.
Ian Stewart at Wilson Elser discusses the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's current silence on whether CBD isolate and full-spectrum hemp should be treated differently, and whether that distinction should impact the legality of CBD as a food additive or dietary supplement.
U.S. businesses most likely don't need to worry about the coronavirus being transmitted through imported goods, but certain contract considerations are necessary to manage supply chain disruptions, say attorneys at Thompson Hine.
U.S. importers can mitigate additional duties imposed on Chinese goods by the Trump administration with legal workarounds that make supply chains more efficient, says Laura Rabinowitz at Greenberg Traurig.
The arbitration provider International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution let Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP help craft rules for handling mass employment claims that its client DoorDash then tried to foist on drivers during an ongoing misclassification lawsuit, according to emails recently unsealed by a California federal judge.
Amid growing concern about the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Latham & Watkins LLP has canceled its upcoming global partnership meeting, and Baker McKenzie has closed its London office and asked London employees to work from home, the firms confirmed on Friday.
Attorneys dealing with too much stress are more likely to make ethical missteps, so law firms shouldn't look the other way when they see symptoms of extreme stress, speakers at the American Bar Association's TechShow said Friday in Chicago.
Individual tasks that artificial intelligence is taught to perform today — whether it's legal research, document review or document drafting — will be linked together in the future to create more complex systems that can better mimic the work humans do, according to a speaker at the American Bar Association TechShow in Chicago on Friday.
Google Legal Operations Director Mary Shen O'Carroll encouraged the legal industry at a conference Friday to embrace change together rather than in silos, as a massive shift occurs in the sector with an influx of new service providers and technologies.
Legal department hires and promotions during the second month of the year included high-profile appointments at Citgo, Burger King franchisee Carrols Restaurant Group and Six Flags. Here, Law360 looks at some of the top in-house announcements from the past few weeks.
Magic Circle firm Allen & Overy LLP on Friday named a London-based infrastructure and energy partner as the next global managing partner of the firm.
The D.C. Circuit on Friday dismissed House Democrats' demand for testimony from former White House Counsel Donald McGahn, bolstering President Donald Trump's longstanding push to block current and former administration aides from testifying before Congress.
A key House committee chairman on Friday demanded information, documents and interviews with 15 current and former prosecutors, including the four who withdrew from the Roger Stone case, as congressional Democrats intensified their examination of possible political interference at the U.S. Department of Justice.
Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. takes his familiar place in the spotlight this week as the Supreme Court hears challenges to the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and a Louisiana abortion law — a pair of blockbuster cases in which the chief justice's votes could be determinative. Here's what to expect.
The managing member of Spilman Thomas & Battle PLLC's Pittsburgh office has turned his love of research into a 600-page exploration of the region's role in American legal history, from the frontier farmers whose Whiskey Rebellion posed the first challenge to the U.S. Constitution to the outsize influence of Steel City lawyers working for giant industries in the early 1900s.
Speakers at the American Bar Association's TechShow discussed new jobs that are well-suited to lawyers looking for an alternative career path, and a study urged firms to better support gender-neutral parental leave policies and flexible work options. These are some of the stories in corporate legal news you may have missed in the past week.
For those who missed out, here's a look back at the law firms, stories and expert analyses that generated the most buzz on Law360 last week.
Dentons, one of the world’s largest law firms, was recently hit with a $32 million malpractice verdict over a conflict of interest, raising serious questions about the firm’s international structure as a “Swiss verein.” This week on Pro Say, we'll talk about the case and about whether firms should rethink this global structure.