Anonymous Hacktivists Leak 1TB of Top Russian Law Firm Data

Fatima Fokina

Rustam Kurmaev and Partners work with the Russian government and other high-profile banking, media, oil, and industrial companies, including American firms. The Anonymous hacktivists collective has struck Russia again by leaking approximately 1TB of data from a leading Russian law firm identified as Rustam Kurmaev and Partners (RKP Law). The […]

Summer Associates Events Law Firms Should Avoid

Fatima Fokina

Now that law school is out for the year, and the hot weather is upon us, it seems that summer associate season has officially opened. As many people within the legal profession already know, a summer associate is a rising third-year law student who is hired by a law firm […]

Law Firms Branch Out Beyond Lawyers in Bid to Beat Out Rival Advisers

Fatima Fokina

Behavioral scientists, data experts, journalists and cops—four professions that are being brought together in, of all places, law firms. Traditionally staid law practices increasingly want to be more things to more clients, particularly in the competitive risk and compliance space. Facing competitive pressure from professional services firms and from clients […]

David Johnston Fired from Law Firm Over Jan. 6 Charges

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David Johnston (left) and Chad Clifton in pictures taken at the Capitol on Jan. 6; surveillance footage showing Johnston and Clifton near the Capitol Crypt (images via FBI court filing). A South Carolina lawyer who is charged with breaching the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 has reportedly been fired from […]