Miriam Rozen

Social Media Sleuthing of Job Candidates Could Be Risky Business

MIRIAM ROZEN

When a hiring partner learns something revealing about job candidates by scouring their social media accounts, is that a good thing?

Hogan Lovells Argues Disbarred Lawyer's 'Mouthpiece' Doomed Death Row Inmate

MIRIAM ROZEN

A planned Texas execution may hinge on how effectively TaiChin Preyor's current lawyers can criticize their predecessors.

In Voter ID Case, Brief by DOJ Says New Texas Law Eliminates Bias at Polls

Miriam Rozen

Civil rights private plaintiffs still plan to fight.

Austin's Lobbyists Ride High With Uber and Lyft

Miriam Rozen

"Biggest lobbying operation I've seen for a long time. They started early and worked hard." That's how William Miller, a longtime Austin lobbyist who represents the City of Houston, characterized the lawyers and consultants tapped by Uber and Lyft for the most recent regular Texas legislative sess

US Lawyers Set Sights on Manufacturer in UK High-Rise Fire

Miriam Rozen

The fire that killed 79 people in London's Grenfell Tower was a U.K. tragedy, but it's also getting the attention of the securities plaintiffs bar in the United States. That could spell legal trouble for Arconic, the New York-based company that made the exterior paneling being blamed for the fire's

Carbon Tax Plan Could Mean Less Work for Some Lawyers, More for Others

Miriam Rozen

Even though it could idle some lawyers, partners from Baker Botts, Jackson Walker and Haynes and Boone voiced tentative support this week for legislation that would tax carbon emissions while gutting environmental regulation.

Gerrymandering Trial Looms in Texas as SCOTUS Takes on Redistricting

Miriam Rozen

Don't expect new voting district boundaries to be drawn in time for the mid-term elections, despite the U.S. Supreme Court's agreement Monday to consider the constitutionality of extreme partisan redistricting&and despite a quickly-approaching trial on the drawing of congressional maps in Texas.

US Lawyers Who Spurred Cuba Investments Await Trump Changes

Miriam Rozen

American Airlines' lawyer weighs in, carefully, on the looming changes in U.S.-Cuba relations.

Enron Vet Defends Weissmann, Says Firing Mueller 'Dumber Than a Bucket of Hair'

Miriam Rozen

Andrew Weissmann and Robert Mueller can be fair and "the Trump administration's worst nightmare" at the same time, says defense lawyer Dan Cogdell.

Where Should Firms Draw Line on Contract Lawyers?

Miriam Rozen

Susman Godfrey has a policy when it comes to contract lawyers: The high-flying litigation firm discloses to clients exactly how much the temporary attorneys cost, and that's exactly what the client pays. In other words: No surcharge.

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