After the superstorm: Leigh Jones takes a look at how lawyers up and down the East Coast found ways to keep working during Hurricane Sandy last week and in the difficult days that followed.
Complex litigation: This week's special section spotlights major developments in multidistrict litigation across the country. Leigh Jones reports on the status of sudden-acceleration claims against Toyota, while Zoe Tillman explores the speedy progress of litigation surrounding the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Patton Boggs at 50: Washington lobbying juggernaut Patton Boggs celebrated its 50th anniversary this year. Matthew Huisman spoke with Thomas Boggs Jr. and managing partner Edward Newberry about politics, lobbying and Washington influence.
Contractors take aim in secrecy battle: When federal agencies and private companies share information with each other, legal barriers can sometimes prevent the public from ever knowing about the communication. Mike Scarcella reports on a case on appeal in Richmond, Va., that is testing the boundaries of government secrecy.