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Brad Karp Elected Next Chairman of Paul Weiss

May 10, 2008 New York-based Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP announced that Brad S. Karp, age 48, has been elected as the new Chair of the firm, effective January 1, 2009. He will succeed Alfred D. Youngwood, who has been…

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Akin Gump Law Job Recruiter Lawsuit Thrown Out

Apr 6, 2008 A New York state judge has thrown out a lawsuit brought against Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld by a legal recruiter who claimed the law firm stiffed him on a partner placement commission. In a suit filed in October…

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Freshfields makes friends with White & Case

Apr 1, 2008 Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer finance partners Maurice Allen and Mike Goetz are setting up an informal conflicts referral relationship in London with their previous firm White & Case. The pair anticipate that…

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