The city’s former director of community development, Sanford “Sandy” Prudoff, who worked with Calabrese, was federally convicted last year and sentenced to two years, according to the Morning Journal. However, the Morning Journal reported several months ago that he has pleaded not guilty in a state corruption case. … [Read more...] about Law firm OKs $3M payment to city following corruption-case plea by former firm attorney
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Christopher Carney, chairman of the hiring committee at Brouse McDowell, told Crain’s that the firm is trying to be flexible, and doesn’t intend to permanently end its summer associate program. Brouse McDowell has more than 70 lawyers working in Cleveland and Akron. … [Read more...] about Law Firm Leaders: Why Hire Summers When Laid-Off Lawyers Are Available?
A growing national employment boutique has now established its first office in Ohio, with the acquisition of a 19-attorney law firm, Millisor + Nobil. … [Read more...] about Fisher & Phillips Acquires 19-Lawyer Firm, Opens First Office in Ohio
“It appears that Detroit-based firms are expanding opportunistically into new markets with greater potential,” Bower said. “This is a strategy that has been employed successfully in the past by firms based in cities with limited local growth options, like Cleveland and Pittsburgh.” … [Read more...] about Law firm mergers surge in 1st quarter 2013
Last week, as discussed in earlier ABAJournal.com posts, Jones Day filed suit (PDF) in Ohio on behalf of Sherwin-Williams against unnamed John Doe defendants and Motley Rice, which represented the state of Rhode Island in lead paint litigation there against Sherwin-Williams. The new Ohio litigation seeks both the return of the PowerPoint presentation and to unmask the identity of the person who provided it to Motley Rice. It also seeks damages for “harm” caused to the paint manufacturer by Motley Rice’s acquisition and use of the documents. … [Read more...] about Legal-Fees Info to be Returned, But Law Firm ‘Sandbox’ Spat Continues