Release: A coalition of law firms led by David Boies of Boies Schiller Flexner LLP, and The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) today announced the filing of four landmark lawsuits challenging the winner-take-all method states use to allocate … Continue reading ?
Preparing for a firm without David Boies.
BUD LIGHT AD HAS BROKEN THE FOURTH WALL: Joe explains how to write a C&D that also helps the corporate brand. Dilly, Dilly. DAVID BOIES IS JUST IN THE BARREL RIGHT NOW: I feel almost like I need to remind people that David Boies, as far as we know, didn't actually sexually assault anybody -- his clients allegedly did. Show More Summary
Did Boies cross a line with his litigation tactics?
Sheelah Kolhatkar writes about the lawsuit that Boies Schiller Flexner filed against the novelist Emma Cline on behalf of her ex-boyfriend, which included records of explicit messages and photos.
The New Yorker’s Ronan Farrow has another major story on Harvey Weinstein up. You should read the whole thing, but I’ll highlight one particularly unsettling passage here. It involves longtime Weinstein attorney David Boies, who wasShow More Summary
As the scandal-ravaged Weinstein Co. looks to secure a financial lifeline, board members Tarak Ben Ammar and Lance Maerov blame attorney David Boies for failing to disclose that he had invested $30 million in three TWC films while simultaneously...Show More Summary
New York Times Fires David Boies Over The Whole ‘Grave Betrayal’ Thing Above The Law […]
His legal work undermined the press, posed a conflict of interest and helped conceal abuse.
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has reportedly hired powerful lawyer David Boies and threatened to sue the NFL and some fellow team owners to block commissioner Roger Goodell's contract extension, according to The New York Times' Ken Belson. Show More Summary
THE NEW YORK TIMES FIRED DAVID BOIES: When reached for comment, the Times said "We always liked Ted Olson better." Just kidding. The real story is here. WE HAVE RAISES, PEOPLE! But at Williams & Connolly so... your firm probably isn't elite enough to match. Show More Summary
Well, now we know why Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is no longer part of the Compensation Committee. According to Ken Belson of the New York Times, Jones has hired lawyer David Boies in connection with Jones’ ongoing push against Goodell’s contract extension. Per the report, Jones told the other members of the Compensation Committee last [more]
A-list attorney denied the New York Times' view that his work with Weinstein represented a conflict of interest
The news that Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has hired attorney David Boies to potentially file suit against the NFL over Roger Goodell’s contract extension may ring a bell for those who have been following the league for the past several years. Boies represented the NFL in connection with the antitrust litigation following the lockout. The [more]
The owner of the Cowboys is threatening to sue the N.F.L. and several owners over efforts to extend Goodell’s contract, according to people within the league.
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David Boies is one of the highest profile lawyers in the country. I first became aware of him when he (as outside counsel) represented the Justice Department in the overreaching antitrust case against Microsoft in the 1990s. However, I think most people became aware of him when he represented Al Gore in Bush v. Show More Summary
Did the superstar lawyer cross ethical lines in his representation of Harvey Weinstein?
The firm represented the newspaper in a libel case while it also contracted with investigators charged with quashing a negative story about an accuser.
Harvey Weinstein, assisted by the law firm of celebrated attorney David Boies, “hired private investigators, including ex-Mossad agents, to track actresses and journalists.” At least one agent used false names and identities to insinuate herself into accusers’ and journalists’ circles. Show More Summary