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Today’s top story is Morgan, Lewis & Bockius adding a total of 65 attorneys from the troubled firm of Dewey & LeBoeuf. As reporter Gina Passarella writes, Tuesday brought official news that Morgan acquired Dewey’s Moscow and Almaty, Kazakhstan, offices.
Below the fold on Page 1, reporter Zack Needles writes that a Bucks County firm and former shareholder have sued each other over the firm’s succession plan. The leader of the firm formerly known as Mellon Webster & Shelly was diagnosed with a serious illness, leading to the questions about succession.
Also below the fold on Page 1, Amaris Elliott-Engel writes that Jeffrey B. Rotwitt filed an answer Tuesday that said former state Senator Vincent J. Fumo blocked an alternate family courthouse site.
Also on Page 3, Amaris Elliott-Engel writes that lawyers in the Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia sex-abuse trial argued yesterday over the deposition of a priest’s alleged supervisors.
In this week’s GC Mid-Atlantic column on Page 5, Mark Harris writes about managing risk with an “austerity workforce.”
In an Employment Law column on Page 7, James W. Cushing writes about further development of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.
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