Jurors: Parties in Ky. fraud case eavesdropping

Written by Brett Barrouquere - Associated Press | Jun 10, 2008 | News

A federal judge threatened to charge lawyers and witnesses in a high-profile fraud trial with contempt of court on Tuesday after jurors said they thought parties in the case were following them and eavesdropping.

Witness in Fen-Phen Case says Rules Required Secrecy

Written by Beth Musgrave - Kentucky.Com | Jun 10, 2008 | Press

Three lawyers accused of taking more than $65 million from their former clients could not give their clients details about a 2001 diet drug settlement because it would have violated a confidentiality clause, an expert in class-action litigation testified Monday.

In The Trenches

Written by Meredith Hobbs - Fulton County Daily Report | May 7, 2008 | Press

After spending his entire career in private practice at Sutherland Asbill & Brennan, Richard L. Robbins launched his own firm, RobbinsLaw, with three former Sutherland lawyers, on May 1. The firm will handle litigation and regulatory work, including business and real estate litigation as well as environmental, employee covenant and trade secrets work.

Lawyer Oversees Georgia’s Charter School Movement

Written by Katheryn Hayes Tucker - Fulton County Daily Report | Feb 8, 2008 | Press

The charter school movement is growing rapidly around the state and the country by putting business principles and results to work in school management. But in Georgia as well as a number of other states, the person charged with oversight of charter schools is neither an education administrator nor a business person, but a lawyer.

Ex-Bank of Anderson leader wins arbitration

Written by Alison Glass | Feb 15, 2007 | News

Arbitrators ruled Thursday in favor of former Bank of Anderson President and Chief Executive Officer David King, saying that the terms of his employment agreement were breached with his firing in January 2006.