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LeClairRyan lobbyists jump ship

The Pittsburgh-based firm of Eckert Seamans Cherin and Mellott LLC has conducted its second raid in the last three months on the Richmond operations of major law firms. The firm announced today three partners and three non-lawyer lobbyists from LeClairRyan ...

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Kilgore to move to McGuireWoods

Former Attorney General Jerry W. Kilgore, now a lobbyist, is changing jobs, heading to the Richmond office of McGuireWoods LLP. Kilgore joined the Richmond office of Williams Mullen in 2005, after his unsuccesssful campaign for governor. He has headed that ...

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Fairfax law firm aids ‘homeless’ dogs at holidays

More than a hundred “homeless” dogs can give thanks to a law firm of generous dog lovers this holiday season. The divorce law firm of Shoun, Bach, Walinsky & Curran in Fairfax decided to sponsor the 132 dogs at a ...

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Turn down $80K? What are they thinking?

Elizabeth Wurtzel, the author of “Prozac Nation” and “Bitch: In Praise of Difficult Women,” has a column in this morning’s Wall Street Journal on “Tough Times for Big Law.” Wurtzel, who graduated from Yale Law School last year and has ...

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Discrimination suit filed against Williams Mullen

A former records manager for Williams Mullen has filed a lawsuit alleging sexual harassment and national origin and age discrimination. The complaint was filed earlier this month in federal court in Norfolk by Hanh Nguyen Allgood, a 53-year-old Vietnamese national, ...

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Two lawyers cleared of contempt

The Supreme Court of Virginia today exonerated two Hampton Roads lawyers held in contempt for presuming that Norfolk Circuit Judge Chuck Griffith would grant continuances in their clients’ criminal trials. Both lawyers – Ken Singleton and Gordon Zedd – arranged ...

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McGuire hiring some now, some later

McGuireWoods is taking it step-by-step in hiring of this year’s summer associates, according to a report. The Above The Law blog says it’s received word that 11 of 48 McGuire summer associates have received hiring letters, while the remainder have ...

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