This week in Legal Times Marisa McQuilken gives an in-depth look into D.C. firm Crowell & Moring, from the firm’s rebellious origins to its work for government contractors. Get ready to see the firm up close, ducks and all.
Reporters Pedro Ruz Gutierrez and Carrie Levine point out that Bush has had some trouble getting his judicial nominations approved compared with other two term presidents, and it’s not likely to get much better.
Arnold & Porter’s work for Visa is explored in this piece by Attila Berry, and Jeff Horwitz takes a look at the head of Patton Boggs’ public policy practice, Nicholas Allard, and his recent academic paper on why lobbying is an honorable profession. Don’t miss Tony Mauro’s Supreme Court piece on the power of precedents in the Exxon case.