Counting the Hours: Jenna Greene explores the decision by public defenders in Missouri to track their time in the same vein as private attorneys. It's more work, but proponents hope it will help in the long run by proving to state officials that the office is stretched too thin.
Objections Mount to Toyota Deal: Amanda Bronstad reports that more than three dozen objections have been filed to a proposed $1.6 billion settlement with Toyota over sudden acceleration claims. One point of contention: the $200 million that would go to plaintiffs lawyers.
Wilmer's Billing Snapshot: Matthew Huisman takes a look at billing records for Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr disclosed in bankruptcy proceedings for Wilmer client Eastman Kodak Co.
Latham Fights Disqualification: Latham & Watkins is fighting to remain lead trial counsel for a freight rail company in a case billed as one of the largest antitrust matters of all time. Zoe Tillman has the story.