In 1999 appellate lawyer Brett Busby got a call that would change his life.
In the latest issue of Southern California Super Lawyers magazine magazine, we talk with IP and business litigator Adrian M. Pruetz of Glaser Weil Fink Jacobs Howard Avchen & Shapiro. The Q&A, "Wanted: Shades of Grey," is online. The following is the second of two blog-exclusive excerpts from the interview. Part I can be read here.
In the 2012 edition of North Carolina Super Lawyers, Robert H. Haggard was featured in a Q&A. The publication couldn't include our entire conversation with the partner at The Van Winkle Law Firm in Asheville and in Hendersonville, and, here, in a blog-exclusive, Haggard explains the most challenging part of his job.
Appellate lawyer Glen Nager of Jones Day in Washington, D.C., was recently installed as president of the United States Golf Association (USGA). Dream gig, right? Sure, but it's also a lot of work, especially since he's doing it on top of his day job as chair of the firm's Issues & Appeals practice. We got the perennial member of the Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers list on the phone for a quick interview about his new challenge, which sounds like anything but a good walk spoiled.
In the latest issue of Southern California Super Lawyers magazine magazine, we talk with IP and business litigator Adrian M. Pruetz of Glaser Weil Fink Jacobs Howard Avchen & Shapiro. The Q&A, "Wanted: Shades of Grey," is online. What follows is the first of two blog-exclusive excerpts from the interview.
Are there advantages for a company in bankruptcy? When is a senior lender not a senior lender? How do you cap a claim asserted by a landlord? In this exclusive interview, bankrupty attorney Michael L. Tuchin, of the firm Klee, Tuchin, Bogdanoff & Stern in Los Angeles, and our cover subject for the 2012 issue of Southern California Super Lawyers magazine, talks about some of the advantages of filing a chapter 11:
Chicago personal injury attorney Bruce Pfaff, with Pfaff & Gill, talked to us about a $13 million verdict for the victim of an industrial accident. In the 2012 issue of Illinois Super Lawyers & Rising Stars, he explained how he helped jurors wrap their heads around the tragedy that changed his client's life.
Robert H. Haggard, partner at The Van Winkle Law Firm in Asheville and in Hendersonville, spoke with us for a Q&A in the 2012 edition of North Carolina Super Lawyers, but not all of our conversation could fit into our print edition. Here, in an exclusive excerpt for the blog, Haggard talks about his interest in sailing and how that interest came about:
In our 2012 edition of North Carolina Super Lawyers, we learn that cover subject Christy Myatt of Nexsen Pruet has taken on some pretty interesting cases in her bankruptcy practice. One that stands out is SEC v. Elfindepan, S.A., et al. In 2001, she was appointed as the receiver to pursue funds and assets of Elfindepan, S.A., a company set up by Tracy Calvin Dunlap Jr. Dunlap managed to get more than 2,000 U.S. and foreign individuals to invest more than $42 million in an elaborate Ponzi scheme. In this video clip, she talks about the case, which took her around the world.
February is Black History Month, and Seattle's Lembhard Howell has played a large role in shaping history, especially during the early Civil Rights Era.
By a 2-1 vote, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals today ruled that Proposition 8, the 2008 California ballot measure that limited marriage to one man and one woman, is in violation of the U.S. Constitution. The architects of the amendment have pledged to appeal the case to the U.S. Supreme Court, which is likely to hear it next year.
When we talked to Robert H. Haggard, partner at The Van Winkle Law Firm in Asheville and in Hendersonville, for the 2012 edition of North Carolina Super Lawyers, he elaborated on some of his volunteer work, including his participation in helping fly WWII veterans to D.C. to visit their memorial (he took his 15th flight last November). Here, in an exclusive audio clip, he talks about this experience.