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Benchmark 2015 complete

September 24th, 2014

The 2015 edition of Benchmark Litigation is complete and has officially gone to press. Thanks to all of the firms that participated in the research process and thank...

Langlois Kronström Desjardins's Danielle Ferron named one of Quebec’s eight key female financial players in 2014

August 26th, 2014

Danielle Ferron named one of Quebec’s eight key female financial players in 2014 

Montréal, August 12, 2014 – Langlois Kronström Desjardins (LKD) is...

Langlois Kronström Desjardins welcomes Daniel Baum to its litigation team

August 12th, 2014

Montréal, July 13, 2014 – Langlois Kronström Desjardins (LKD) is pleased to announce the arrival of a new lawyer, Daniel Baum, who will be practicing out of...

Euromoney Global Arbitration Awards: shortlist revealed

July 30th, 2014

The nominations for the inaugural Euromoney Legal Media Group Global Commercial Arbitration Awards have been announced. For all the complete shortlist,...

Top 250 Women in Litigation 2014

July 18th, 2014


Benchmark's Top 250 Women in Litigation, the definitive guide to North America's leading women litigators, is now in print and online. The winners were determined...

Davis Polk Welcomes Enforcement Partner Neil MacBride

July 9th, 2014

Neil MacBride, former US Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia (“EDVA”), has joined the global enforcement team of Davis Polk & Wardwell as a partner...

Features

Prosecutors and Whistleblowers Push False Claims Act Into New Frontiers, Creating Aggressive Enforcement Strategies and Unprecedented Theories of Liability - by Kristin Graham Koehler and Brian P. Morrissey

October 17th, 2013

The False Claims Act (FCA), 31 U.S.C. §§ 3729 et seq.—a tool that has been used for decades to combat fraud by government contractors, health care companies, and...

Mentorship: How to Lead Through the Shattered Ceiling

July 26th, 2013

By Anne Szustek

A potential pitfall of writing a feature piece for an annual publication such as Top 250 Women in Litigation is that it often proves a problem to...

Deal Litigation in the United States and Canada

February 5th, 2013

By Andrew Gray and Stefan Stauder, Torys


In the United States, shareholder litigation accompanies the announcement of virtually every deal involving a...

As Insider Trading Enforcement Surges, the Scope of Fiduciary Duties Comes Into Focus

January 3rd, 2013

By Mark D. Hopson and Kristin Graham Koehler, Sidley Austin LLP

High-profile charges of insider trading are dominating the headlines at an unprecedented...

Just Browsing: Bringing Your Patent Case in California

January 3rd, 2013

By Robert W. Dickerson, Jr. and Richard D. Tuminello, Jr., Dickstein Shapiro LLP

You’re a patent holder trying to decide where to bring your infringement suit....

Female Litigators: Continuing to Set Precedent

August 1st, 2012

By Anne Szustek, Deputy Editor for Benchmark Litigation

Top 250 Women in Litigation highlights the skills and accomplishments of some 250 female litigators in a...