A Very Bad Year: Howrey has lost 63 partners since last winter and posted the biggest profits per partner decline among the AmLaw 100 in 2009. The American Lawyer takes a look at the story behind Howrey’s very bad year.
Boot Camp: Consumer lawyers have been traveling to a remote 160-acre farm in the mountains of western North Carolina since 2006 to network, drink Scotch and prepare for legal combat in foreclosure and bankruptcy cases, Bloomberg reports.
Under Seal: Goldman Sachs Group Inc. has always closely guarded the secrets of its lucrative high-speed trading system. Now the securities firm is getting a help from an unusual source: federal prosecutors, according to The Wall Street Journal.
CEO vs. CEO: Oracle Corp Chief Executive Larry Ellison said he can prove that Hewlett-Packard Co's incoming CEO oversaw a scheme to steal Oracle's software by rival SAP AG, Reuters reports.
Power Shift: Across Washington, lobbyists have been working behind the scenes now for months to prepare for a power shift if Republican win the majority in Congress, The New York Times reports.
AU Professor: Montgomery County detectives were pursuing leads in the case of a slain American University professor but by late Tuesday had not linked the 18-year-old found driving her stolen Jeep to her killing, the Washington Post reports.