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4 Jan 2011, 1:12 pm by By BEN PROTESS
Elizabeth Warren, the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, announced an agreement to streamline the supervision of nonbank financial firms, including payday lenders, student lenders and mortgage companies. [read post]
29 Nov 2012, 6:07 am by Staci Zaretsky
* Enjoy your Biglaw bonuses now, because according to managing partners, layoffs and de-equitizations may soon be making their return. Oh, only in Pennsylvania? Woohoo, break out the bubbly! Just kidding, that really sucks if it’s true. [Legal Intelligencer] * The Environmental Protection Agency has temporarily banned BP from entering into future U.S. government contracts because of the company’s “lack of business integrity,” aka the Deepwater Horizon explosion. Ouch, super… [read post]
30 May 2013, 4:23 am by By DEALBOOK
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts has hired David H. Petraeus, a retired general and former director of the Central Intelligence Agency, to serve as chairman of the newly created KKR Global Institute. [read post]
19 Nov 2012, 5:00 am by Steve Lash
Welcome to Monday and a week that features Thanksgiving, a holiday dedicated to family, food and football. Speaking of which, the Dallas Cowboys will play Washington’s football team on Thursday, which reminds me of a similar game in 1974. Two words: Clint Longley. But I digress. Here are some news items to get your week started. – A desperate housewife loses her appeal. – A retired general hires an attorney. – A California slaughterhouse agrees to a $300,000-plus settlement. – A former… [read post]
“He cheated on me,” my new client told me. “Isn’t there anything I can do about that?” she asked. As a Chicago divorce attorney, I’m asked that type of question about adultery frequently. And while adultery and cheating often make headlines – for instance with General David Petraeus’ resignation from his position as the director [...] [read post]
6 Jan 2014, 5:49 am by By WILLIAM ALDEN
Julius Genachowski, who headed the F.C.C. until May, will work on investments in the technology, media and telecommunications sectors, including the Internet and mobile. [read post]
14 Nov 2012, 9:23 am by Staci Zaretsky
What does Jill Kelley’s sister have to do with Generals Petraeus and Allen? Apparently a whole lot… Continue reading »Follow Above the Law on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook.Tags: Bankruptcy, Chapter 7, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, David Petraeus, Divorce, Divorce Law, Divorces, Georgetown Law, Georgetown Law School, Georgetown University Law Center, Jill Kelley, Military / Military Law, Natalie K. Khawam, Natalie Khawam, Paula Broadwell, Sex, Sex Scandals [read post]
19 Mar 2010, 6:25 am
Sarah Palin believes the Obama Administration was simply wrong to criticize Israel's plans for building new settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem. The Obama Administration's criticism of Israel has sent Palin (and other right wingers) into a rage. Now that the decorated General Petraeus, however, has emerged as the source of the Obama Administration's criticism, Media Matters wonders how conservatives (who claim to admire Petraeus) will react.  I suspect that Palin believes… [read post]
6 Jan 2011, 1:02 pm by By BEN PROTESS
The latest addition to the growing Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is Holly Petraeus, the wife of Gen. David H. Petraeus, who will direct the Office of Servicemember Affairs. [read post]
14 Nov 2012, 7:12 am by David Lat
Norton Rose and Fulbright & Jaworski are merging. Let’s learn about the size, name, and leadership of the new entity they will form. Continue reading »Follow Above the Law on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook.Tags: Biglaw, David Petraeus, Fulbright & Jaworski, Jill Kelley, John Allen, Ken Stewart, Kenneth L. Stewart, Kenneth Stewart, Law Firm Merger Mania, Law Firm Mergers, Law Firm Names, Leon Jaworski, mergers, Norman Steinberg, Norton Rose, Norton Rose Fulbright, Paula… [read post]
14 Nov 2012, 7:12 am by David Lat
Norton Rose and Fulbright & Jaworski are merging. Let’s learn about the size, name, and leadership of the new entity they will form. Continue reading »Follow Above the Law on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook.Tags: Biglaw, David Petraeus, Fulbright & Jaworski, Jill Kelley, John Allen, Ken Stewart, Kenneth L. Stewart, Kenneth Stewart, Law Firm Merger Mania, Law Firm Mergers, Law Firm Names, Leon Jaworski, mergers, Norman Steinberg, Norton Rose, Norton Rose Fulbright, Paula… [read post]
21 Nov 2012, 9:20 am by David Lat
Who’s representing whom in the fallout over the David Petraeus / Paula Broadwell affair? Every power lawyer in D.C., it seems. Continue reading »Follow Above the Law on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook.Tags: Abbe D. Lowell, Abbe Lowell, Biglaw, Bob Barnett, Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Chadbourne & Parke, CIA, Crisis Communications, Crisis Management, D.C., David Petraeus, Dee Dee Myers, Gloria Allred, Glover Park Group, Jill Kelley, Joshua A. Levy, Joshua Levy, Judy Smith,… [read post]
12 Nov 2012, 2:14 pm by Staci Zaretsky
* Barack Obama will not be invited to party with the Supreme Court justices to celebrate his reelection — which is too bad, because from what we hear, they really know how to get down. [WSJ Law Blog] * Here’s a protip that essentially comes straight from David Petraeus. You can add these to the list of crazy things that your jealous mistress will say to any other woman who so much as looks in your direction. [Althouse] * “Is this just math that you do as a Republican to make yourself… [read post]
13 Nov 2012, 6:14 am by Staci Zaretsky
* Deep in the heart of Texas, plans are in the works for the state’s secession from the nation via online petition. The most likely White House response? Probably something like this: “HAHAHAHAHAHA!” [Hillicon Valley / The Hill] * Paula Broadwell, better known as ex-CIA director David Petraeus’s side piece, has officially lawyered up. This guy had better watch out, because he kind of looks a little bit like her former flame. [Washington Post] * And then they came for the Steves, but there… [read post]
19 Jul 2012, 6:13 pm by Benjamin Wittes
Over at Forbes.com, the estimable Gregory McNeal has this article about a new Army manual on preventing harm to civilians. The just-released manual, entitled “Civilian Casualty Mitigation,” was the subject of this article last year by Spencer Ackerman. McNeal writes: Today, the United States Army published what I believe is the first military manual aimed solely at preventing and mitigating harm to civilians in combat.  The manual, entitled Army Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures 3-37.31,… [read post]
20 Nov 2012, 2:03 pm by David Lat
* Better late than never: congratulations to everyone who passed the New Jersey bar exam. You’re just in time to get in on some Sandy class-action litigation. [New Jersey Board of Bar Examiners] * Congratulations to all the honorees from the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association conference in D.C. last weekend — including, but not limited to, the Best Lawyers Under 40 awardees. [NAPABA] * And congrats to Professor Sherrilyn Ifill, incoming president and director-counsel of the NAACP… [read post]
21 Nov 2012, 9:20 am by David Lat
Robert Barnett I have no comment. Hope you will understand. – Robert Barnett, longtime Williams & Connolly partner and D.C. power broker, declining to comment to the New York Times about his representation of General David Petraeus, the former CIA Director who stepped down amid a sex scandal. Our jokey headline notwithstanding, “no comment” was probably the best comment here. (Additional tidbits about who is representing whom in this messy affair, after the… [read post]
6 Jul 2011, 11:07 am by Mark Martins
Kandahar–Among the ceremonies in Afghanistan on this past July 4th was one having more to do with Afghans and their international partners than with the United States troops stationed here, though we Americans saw strong connections between our allies’ celebration and our own Independence Day observances.  Implementing last month’s decision of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) to establish a Rule of Law Field Support Mission in… [read post]
4 Jun 2013, 6:05 am by Staci Zaretsky
* Because the Senate doesn’t work properly when it comes to doing things efficiently, Obama will nominate three candidates for the D.C. Circuit. The outrage! The horror! The court-packing! [Legal Times] * Howrey going to sue everyone in time to meet this bankruptcy deadline? When you’ve only got a few days left before the statute of limitations expires, you file up to 33 suits per day. [Am Law Daily] * Attack of the lawyer glut! If you’re a recent law school grad who’s still… [read post]