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Attorneys Brace for Showdown Over Calif. Mass Tort Suits

December 19, 2016 | The Recorder
Robert Herrington, a Los Angeles partner who is the co-chair of Greenberg Traurig's products liability and mass torts practice, said Bristol-Myers give plaintiffs lawyers a road map to establish jurisdiction in California by roping in co-defendants with ties to the state.

Why This California Case Is Driving a Wedge Between Law Firms and Clients

December 19, 2016 | The Recorder
Dozens of major law firms are lining up against their corporate clients in an awkward faceoff at the California Supreme Court that lays bare the increasing tension between companies' expectations of loyalty and Big Law's economic incentives to take on more and more business.

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Audio: Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye on Access 3D

Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye lays the foundation for reforms within the branch to make access to justice physical, remote, and equal. 

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