Daily LitigationApplebee's Atty's 'Mega-Blunder' Warrants Retrial, Court Says
A Florida appellate panel said Friday that counsel for an Applebee's restaurant made an improper closing statement characterized by one panelist as a "mega-blunder," warranting a retrial of an injury suit accusing the restaurant of causing a customer's slip-and-fall injuries.
California PulseHouser Reports Data Breach Affected 325,000 People
Houser LLP experienced a data breach beginning in May that affected more than 325,000 people, the law firm said in a regulatory filing with the Office of the Maine Attorney General posted Wednesday.
In-HouseThe Top In-House Hires Of February
Legal department hires during the shortest month of the year included high-profile appointments at Walgreens, MSG Entertainment and the FBI. Here, Law360 Pulse looks at some of the top in-house announcements from February.
CourtsThe Supreme Court's Week: By The Numbers
The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in six cases this week, including highly anticipated ones over social media's ability to moderate certain content and the government's banning of bump stocks on firearms. Here, Law360 Pulse takes a data-driven dive into the week that was at the U.S. Supreme Court.
DC PulseMorgan Lewis Adds Otsuka Pharmaceutical Atty In DC
An in-house attorney for drugmaker Otsuka Pharmaceutical has moved to private practice at Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP as a partner in the firm's Washington, D.C., office.
Florida PulseCozen O'Connor's New Boca Raton Leader Wants To Listen
While Ellen S. Morris was recently named head of Cozen O'Connor's Boca Raton, Florida, office, a key element of her management style won't change: She'll continue being a good listener. Law360 Pulse spoke with Morris recently to learn more about her approach to leadership.
Legal TechLegal Tech Roundup: SimpleClosure, Validient
Two legal technology startups adding new investments this week top this roundup of recent industry news.
In-HouseCompensation For AO Smith GC Climbed To Nearly $3M In 2023
The longtime general counsel for water heater manufacturer A.O. Smith Corp. saw his compensation package increase by more than $1.1 million in 2023.
California PulseVoir Dire: Law360 Pulse's Weekly Quiz
February ended with a bang as BigLaw made moves and the Supreme Court waded into former President Donald Trump’s legal woes. Test your legal news savvy here with Law360 Pulse’s weekly quiz.
CourtsWalsh Pizzi Adds 2nd Retired NJ Federal Judge To ADR Group
Walsh Pizzi O'Reilly Falanga LLP announced Friday that it has strengthened the firm's mediation and arbitration lineup with former U.S. Magistrate Judge Douglas Arpert, marking the second time in recent years that the firm has brought on a retired New Jersey federal magistrate judge.