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‘Zoombombing’ claims settle for $85 million

Welcome to Monday, the 28th anniversary of the $173 million purchase of the Baltimore Orioles by an investment team led by attorney Peter G. Angelos. Here are some news items to get your week started. — Zoom agrees to pay ...

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Having resorted to cuts, furloughs, Md. law firms hope worst is over

Big Maryland law firms have not been immune to the financial ills wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic, with many having resorted to salary reductions, furloughs, and spending cuts in the past two months spurred largely by suspended court proceedings and ...

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Law firms step in to help businesses transition as virus spreads

While some Baltimore businesses can simply send their employees home to work, many other employers are facing difficult legal questions about how to proceed during the coronavirus pandemic and have turned to local law firms for help. The effects of ...

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Baltimore birth injury firm announces opening of Chicago office (access required)

Baltimore-based Wais, Vogelstein, Forman & Offutt LLC announced last month that it will be opening a Chicago office to expand its birth injury and medical negligence practice. The firm, which boasts more than $400 million in birth injury verdicts and ...

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Gender inequality persists at law firms, new report says (access required)

Women have increased their numbers in the legal profession over the last 40 years, but many still report gender-related issues hampering their careers – including everything from offensive comments in the workplace to being passed over for promotions. That’s the ...

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Saul Ewing opens Minneapolis office (access required)

Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP announced plans Thursday to expand its presence in the Midwest with a new office in Minneapolis. The office, the firm’s 16th, will be staffed by eight partners recruited from the Minneapolis office of Gray ...

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Legal market remains hot for three-to-five-year associates, experts say (access required)

Associates with three to five years of experience continue to be in high demand and, despite usually falling into the often-maligned millennial generation, they aren’t behaving differently than their predecessors. The market is looking for attorneys with this experience level right ...

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Baltimore law firms say they prefer applicants with local ties (access required)

Students with ambitions of becoming lawyers are often told to apply to law schools in the city or state where they want to live because legal communities are tight-knit and firm partners are loyal to local schools at hiring time. ...

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