Post Profile

Judges Want to See More Young Lawyers in Court

When Kirkland & Ellis sent a junior associate to a status conference, Eastern District of New York Judge Nicholas Garaufis had a bit of a fit. For the BigLaw firm to send an associate instead of a partner, for it to "think so little of this court," was "outrageous,......
read more


Related Posts

Judge in Facebook Terrorism Case Says Tongue-Lashing at Young Lawyer Wasn’t Personal

Industries / Law : Law Blog -

An apologetic senior Kirkland partner apologized to a Brooklyn federal judge for not sending a more seasoned attorney to a hearing in a Facebook terrorism-related case.

Lawyers Recommended to Fill D.C. Appeals Court Vacancy

Industries / Law : The Blog of LegalTimes

The District of Columbia's solicitor general, a D.C. Superior Court judge and a law firm partner are a local commission's top picks to fill an open seat on the D.C. Court of Appeals. Eleven lawyers and judges applied to fill...

Debevoise Lawyer is Newest New York Bankruptcy Judge

Industries / Law : Law Blog -

Michael Wiles, until recently a partner at New York law firm Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, will be sworn in Tuesday as the newest judge in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York,

Judge Garaufis Placated By Kirkland & Ellis And Facebook

Industries / Law : Above the Law

Judge Garaufis "likes" the gaggle of lawyers that appeared before him.

Federal Judge Reams Junior Associate Because Biglaw Firm Refused To Send A Partner To Court

Industries / Law : Above the Law

Lesson to Biglaw: don't send an associate to do a partner's job.


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC