Luring Laterals: We have a comprehensive package on lateral hiring among law firms nationwide, including a roundtable discussion with a legal recruiter and the chairs of top law firms. And there's an uptick in lateral hiring in big firms in D.C., according to this report from Jeff Jeffrey and Carrie Levine.
Toyota Woes Attract Class Actions: More than a dozen class action lawsuits have sprung up since news broke of Toyota's accelerator problem broke, Amanda Bronstad reports. But some experts think they'll fizzle in the face of higher hurdles for class actions these days.
Railroad Steams Toward Law Firm: CSX Transportation, the target of numerous asbestos claims, is gathering allies in its battle against a Pittsburgh law firm that filed many of the claims, Marcia Coyle explains in this article.
Morton on ICE: After nine months on the job John Morton, head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), tells Jenna Greene the immigrant detention system is "run haphazardly" and need strong federal oversight.