Posts tagged "Ted Olson"

Ted Olson's Going Rate: $1,800 an Hour

Olson-2.jpgIn recently disclosed court filings in the bankruptcy case of LightSquare Inc., a wireless-networking venture, it was revealed that Ted Olson of Gibson Dunn, whom we featured in our most recent edition of Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers, billed $1,800 an hour for his services. That's the highest rate ever to be publicly disclosed, according to Valeo Partners, a Washington, D.C. consulting firm that maintains a database of legal rates pulled from court filings and other public information.

Ted Olson's Take on Proposition 8

Ted.jpgBy 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.