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How Expat Lawyers Grapple with Loneliness, Exhaustion

Of all the mental health traps awaiting lawyers who are headed to a foreign outpost, isolation is the most dangerous, especially for in-house counsel as they tend to be more insulated and have fewer colleagues in their legal departments than attorneys working at big firms.

ALM Mental Health and Well-Being CLEs

ALM offers several CLEs on mental health and wellness, which is a specialty credit needed as part of CLE requirements.The course list can be found

House Panel Weighs Transparency, Privacy in Exploring Court Reforms

One of the reforms raised by transparency advocates would require posting the financial disclosure statements of judges and justices online.

Search Firm Sues 2 Kilpatrick Townsend Lawyers, Alleging Unpaid Placement Fee

An unidentified search firm is alleging that Houston lawyers Patrick Gaas and Daniel Shank breached a search contract when negotiating their lateral move in 2017.

Class Actions Predicted as California's Privacy Law Draws Near

As the law is currently written, consumers have a private right of action when their non-encrypted and nonredacted information is stolen. The law also allows consumers to file a claim even if they do not show actual damage from the data breach, according to a blog post by consulting company Epiq.

Jeannie Rhee, Mueller Prosecutor and Ex-Wilmer Partner, Joins Paul Weiss

Rhee is the latest big name to land at Paul Weiss in recent months. In an interview, Rhee said she is "eager to go back to representing clients. It's something that I've done for a really long time."

Former WeWork Exec's Suit Claims Gender Pay Inequity

Lisa Bridges, who headed the company's compensation programs, said in a complaint filed in Manhattan Supreme Court that WeWork had a "dearth" of women in senior-level positions and paid women "significantly less than men."