AT&T Inc. shrugged off BlackBerry’s suggested retail price of $249 for the new Q10 phone -- a level that would have made it $50 more expensive than the iPhone --and began taking preorders for the device today at $199.99.
President Barack Obama nominated three lawyers to serve on the U.S. appeals court in Washington, setting up a potential fight with Republicans who are trying to block him from naming more judges to the influential court.
Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, the transatlantic combination of London-based law firm Norton Rose LLP and U.S. law firm Fulbright & Jaworski LLP was completed yesterday as the firm announced its leadership.
Kim Koopersmith is as surprised as anyone by the path her career has taken. On April 1, Koopersmith, 53, assumed the chairmanship of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, an 850-lawyer global law firm with strong roots in Washington, D.C., and Dallas, Texas. Koopersmith, a litigator, is the fourth chair in the firm’s 68-year history and the first woman to hold that position. It's not exactly what she had in mind back in law school: “I assumed I would be working in some public interest capacity,” she says. “It was a surprise to me that I was at a law firm at all.”