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A Big Law Trial Lawyer's Story of Pain, Loss and Healing

What if you had to walk away from your career, right at its height, because of a debilitating disease? Vern Winters, who is in the process of retiring from Sidley Austin, writes about having to face those facts—and to find a way past them.         Click Here To Read The Full Article

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Sneak Peek at the 2021 Go-To Law Schools: Nos. 21-30

Here’s an early look at Law.com’s 2021 Go-To Law School Big Law hiring report, featuring schools 21-30 on our annual ranking of the 50 law campuses that sent the highest percentage of recent graduates on to large firm associate jobs.         Click Here To Read The Full Article

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'Shutdown Orders Do Impose a Physical Limit': Why a Federal Judge Allowed Plaintiffs to Proceed in Bellwether Business Interruption Cases

The detailed opinion by U.S. District Judge Edmond Chang focused largely on two key elements found in the relevant policy language issued by Society Insurance: causation and the meaning of “direct physical loss” as applied to the plaintiff businesses that saw their business and profits crater as the coronavirus took grip.         Click Here To […]

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Judge Refuses to Approve $92M TikTok Privacy Class Action Settlement

At a preliminary approval hearing on Tuesday, U.S. District Judge John Lee, of the Northern District of Illinois, wanted more information as to why class members would not receive notice of the settlement through TikTok’s own app, which might improve the predicted claims rate of less than 2%.         Click Here To Read The Full […]

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