Lateral En Masse: Susan Merrill, the former head of enforcement at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, and Neal Sullivan are among 11 partners who left Bingham McCutchen's securities-enforcement practice and joined Sidley & Austin, The New York Times reports. Am Law Daily also reports and lists all the partners who moved in an updated story.
High Flying Appointment: F. Whitten Peters, a partner at Williams & Connolly in Washington, is among four people President Barack Obama tapped to find the right mix of active-duty, Air National Guard and Reserve personnel and equipment to meet future requirements, the Air Force Times reports.
No Visitations: The budget cuts known as sequestration have hampered public defenders from visiting clients in Guantanamo. "The sequester has completely eviscerated my ability to represent these individuals," Carlos Warner, a federal public defender in the Northern District of Ohio, told HuffPost.
Sad Face: The No. 1 Unhappiest Job in America: Associate Attorney, says Forbes.com.
The Notebook: A judge in the Colorado theater shooter trial has ordered a FoxNews.com reporter to return to court April 10, possibly to testify and reveal her sources for an exclusive story about a notebook that the alleged shooter sent to his psychiatrist, FoxNews.com reports.