CourtsLaw Firm Scolded For 'Misbegotten' ChatGPT Use In Fees Bid
A Manhattan federal judge criticized a special education-focused law firm Thursday for citing ChatGPT calculations to back up its attorney fee request of more than $100,000, calling the move "utterly and unusually unpersuasive."
California PulseHanson Bridgett's Managing Partner On Her Second Term
Hanson Bridgett's newly re-elected managing partner spoke to Law360 Pulse about taking over the firm during the COVID-19 pandemic, the firm's decision to provide maximum remote work flexibility, and why she thinks the future is bright for a midmarket firm in California.
Daily LitigationEx-BigLaw Atty Refiles Defamation Case Against Influencer
The $150 million defamation battle between former Greenberg Traurig LLP attorney Allan Kassenoff and the social media influencer he accuses of lying about his nightmarish divorce has entered a new phase as Kassenoff has filed a slimmed-down complaint after the previous one was dismissed for being "far longer than it needs to be."
CourtsFormer Kamala Harris Tech Adviser Joins DOJ As 1st AI Chief
Faced with growing challenges involving artificial intelligence and cybersecurity, the U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday named a renowned adviser and professor as its first-ever adviser focused on these emerging technologies.
In-HouseGaming Atty Named Chair Of Philly Area Transport Board
The executive vice president of global public policy and public affairs at Scientific Games was named chairman of the Delaware River Port Authority's board of commissioners, according to an announcement by the agency.
California PulseShook Hardy Launches Group To Provide DEI Guidance
Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP has kicked off a diversity, equity and inclusion advisory practice group led by the former litigation and diversity leader for Coca-Cola Co.
Modern LawyerFordham Law's Incoming Dean Has A BigLaw Background
After spending time early in his career as an associate at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, newly appointed Fordham University Law School Dean Joseph Landau went on to become associate dean of academic affairs at the school and contribute to the advancement of social justice through the law, with an emphasis on LGBTQ immigrant rights, according to a Thursday announcement.
Daily LitigationTaft Stettinius Adds 6 Dinsmore Attys In Detroit, Chicago
Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP has hired six attorneys from Dinsmore & Shohl LLP who focus their practices on business law and litigation matters.
California PulseSidley Poised To Move Offices In Downtown LA, Century City
Sidley Austin LLP will be moving to new locations for both its Century City and downtown Los Angeles offices, with the downtown move coming within the next few weeks, but the Century City move coming in a few years.
California Pulse2 Lewis Brisbois Executives Leave Amid Back-Office Shakeup
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP confirmed Wednesday that its chief financial officer and chief client relations officer are departing the firm as part of ongoing efforts to streamline back-office operations.