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The top story this morning is a look at Saul Ewing’s firm financials. As reporter Zack Needles writes, the firm’s revenue inched up, about 0.8 percent, and its profits per partner dipped 3 percent last year.
Also below the fold on Page 1, reporter Amaris Elliott-Engel writes that Monsignor William J. Lynn took the stand in his own defense yesterday. Lynn is charged with endangering two men who testified they were sexually abused by two priests as youths.
In more Regional News on Page 3, Zack Needles writes that Penn State has announced Stephen S. Dunham as its new general counsel. Dunham has been vice president and general counsel of Johns Hopkins University.
In a Bankruptcy Update on Page 5, Andrew C. Kassner and Joseph N. Argentina Jr. write about avoidance actions against seller void purchased bankruptcy claims.
In this week’s Young Lawyer column on Page 7, Susan Morse writes about the perils of overlawyering and underlawyering.
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