Mueller Exits WilmerHale, Has Wide Latitude for Probe

  • United States
  • 05/19/2017
  • Bloomberg Law

Law Firm Business

  • The Proskauer Rose partner suing her firm for gender discrimination filed the suit as “Jane Doe” because she feared a public suit could damage her career, said her lawyer, David Sanford. (BLB)
  • DLA Piper said it has added a Nigerian firm to its network in Africa. (Legal Week) It also said it has cancelled its planned linkup with an Algerian firm. (The Lawyer)
  • A former Snap Inc. employee’s federal whistle-blower lawsuit against the company is getting bankrolled by litigation funder Pravati Capital. That makes it the first publicly announced litigation funding arrangement, a lawyer for the finance company said. (Bloomberg BNA via BLB)
  • A dispute in a U.S. forex case between Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan and two plaintiffs firms, Hausfeld and Scott + Scott, could have implications for the three firms’ ambitions to score roles in foreign exchange rate manipulation litigation in the U.K. and Europe. (Am Law Daily)