NLJ 250: The nation's largest law firms dropped about 2,900 attorneys in 2010, according to the annual NLJ 250. The multiyear declines in Big Law attorneys are the largest in the 34 years the National Law Journal has published the survey.
DOMA Battle: David Ingram explores King & Spalding's decision to defend the federal Defense of Marriage Act on behalf of House Republicans.
Wone Case: As a civil wrongful death suit continues in the death of Washington lawyer Robert Wone, the three men acquitted of covering up the murder are keeping quiet, citing their right against self-incrimination, reports Mike Scarcella.
Bratz Verdict: Mattel Inc. lost the latest round of litigation against MGA Entertainment Inc. over ownership of the rights to the highly profitable Bratz dolls. Amanda Bronstad has more on the case here.
BP Claims: David Bario reports on a series of new claims filed in New Orleans federal court relating to the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.