As the NCAA cheered a settlement aimed at marshaling payments to athletes for their names, images and likenesses last week, experts say a new suit from one of college basketball's most historic teams illustrates the shortcomings of a hasty effort to right past wrongs.
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'83 Wolfpack Suit May Throw NIL Peace For A Loop

By David Steele

As the NCAA cheered a settlement aimed at marshaling payments to athletes for their names, images and likenesses last week, experts say a new suit from one of college basketball's most historic teams illustrates the shortcomings of a hasty effort to right past wrongs.

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House Votes To Hold AG Garland In Contempt

By Courtney Bublé

The House voted 216-207 on Wednesday to hold Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt for not turning over audio recordings of the president and his ghostwriter speaking with special counsel Robert Hur for his investigation into Biden's handling of classified documents.

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Bannon Looks To Avoid Prison Amid Contempt Appeals

By Ali Sullivan

Donald Trump ally Stephen Bannon wants the D.C. Circuit to put off his four-month prison sentence for contempt of Congress while he continues to challenge the conviction, contending that the case is likely to pique the interest of the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Senate Budget Chair Seeks End To Carried Interest Tax Break

By Kevin Pinner

Lawmakers should end the favorable tax treatment of income from carried interest compared with ordinary earned income, Senate Budget Committee Chairman Sheldon Whitehouse said Wednesday.

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Biden Names Prosecutors, Judge For 3 District Courts

By Courtney Bublé

President Joe Biden announced nominees Wednesday for district courts in Minnesota, California and Pennsylvania.

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New Border Rules 'Blatantly' Flout US Asylum Law, Suit Says

By Britain Eakin

Immigrant rights groups sued the Biden administration Wednesday in Washington, D.C., federal court over a new policy that largely halts asylum for migrants crossing the border in between ports of entry, saying the policy echoes unlawful Trump-era asylum bans.

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NJ Judicial Privacy Law Hit With Constitutional Challenge

By Jake Maher

Companies accused of violating Daniel's Law hit back in New Jersey federal court this week, calling the judicial data privacy protection measure unconstitutionally vague, harsh and riddled with loopholes, and arguing it is being "cynically" misused by the plaintiff, a data privacy company.

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Senate Dems Admonish Roberts As Ethics Reform Stalls

By Katie Buehler

Several senior Democratic senators chided Chief Justice John Roberts on Wednesday for failing to take responsibility for or address the U.S. Supreme Court's ethics issues, vowing to continue fighting Republican opposition and to pass court reform legislation unless the chief justice makes improvements.

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DeSantis Doesn't Have To Turn Over Judicial Advisers' Info

By Carolina Bolado

A Florida appeals court on Wednesday affirmed the dismissal of a petition to force Gov. Ron DeSantis to turn over information about the conservative advisers he consults to vet judicial nominees, but refused to affirm the lower court's conclusion that executive privilege shielded the governor from producing the documents.

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Oklahoma Justices Toss Tulsa Race Massacre Survivors' Suit

By Lauren Berg

The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit brought by survivors of the Tulsa Race Massacre in the affluent Black community of Greenwood in 1921, acknowledging as legitimate their "grievance with the social and economic inequities" created by the decimation, but finding that it falls outside public nuisance doctrine.

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ELECTION FIGHTS

6th Circ. Judge Asks If Ad Limit Fight Destined For High Court

By Carolyn Muyskens

Sixth Circuit judges wondered if Republicans will have to take their challenge to limits on political parties' spending on candidate campaign ads to the U.S. Supreme Court for relief, questioning Wednesday if there's wiggle room to depart from a 20-year-old high court case upholding the limits.

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ND Lawmakers Want In On Voting Rights Suit, 8th Circ. Told

By Crystal Owens

The North Dakota Legislative Assembly is asking the Eighth Circuit to reverse a lower court's order that denied its intervention in a bid to redraw the state's 2021 redistricting maps, arguing that two tribes' adopted voting map should be vacated and the lawmakers should be afforded a chance to come up with a remedial plan.

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BANKING & SECURITIES

FDIC Head Must Go To Change Status Quo, GOP Reps. Say

By Sarah Jarvis

House Republicans on Wednesday criticized Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Chair Martin Gruenberg for not immediately resigning in the wake of a probe of the agency's workplace culture, but some Democrats took issue with the scope of a report on the investigation's findings while applauding his rumored successor.

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Chopra Rejects Fresh 'Earnings' Attack On CFPB Funding

By Jon Hill

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Rohit Chopra told U.S. senators on Wednesday that an emerging line of attack on his agency's funding doesn't hold water, brushing aside a legal theory that has bubbled up in the aftermath of a recent U.S. Supreme Court defeat for critics of the agency.

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ENERGY & ENVIRONMENTAL

EPA Tells DC Circ. Emissions Rules Should Stay In Place

By Madeline Lyskawa

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has fired back at attempts to pause two final rules establishing greenhouse gas emissions standards for power plants and expanded methane emissions control requirements for oil and gas infrastructure, urging the D.C. Circuit to keep the rules in place amid myriad legal challenges.

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EPA Urges DC Circ. To Uphold Chemical Rule Deadline

By Juan-Carlos Rodriguez

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday asked the D.C. Circuit to reject a Louisiana-based neoprene manufacturer's bid to immediately block the EPA from enforcing a chemical emissions rule that will directly affect the company.

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Senate Confirms 2 FERC Nominees, Puts 3rd Nominee On Deck

By Keith Goldberg

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed two nominees to fill vacant commissioner slots at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and scheduled a Thursday vote for a third nominee.

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HEALTH & LIFE SCIENCES

32 AGs Urge Justices Take Up Okla. PBM Law Fight

By Kellie Mejdrich

Thirty-two attorneys general urged the U.S. Supreme Court to take up Oklahoma's petition for review of a Tenth Circuit decision holding that federal law preempted portions of a state law regulating pharmacy benefit managers, arguing the justices needed to intervene to resolve a circuit split.

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IP & TECHNOLOGY

USPTO Updates PTAB Review, Assignment Procedures

By Dani Kass

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has finalized its rule governing how draft Patent Trial and Appeal Board decisions will be distributed within the agency, and has updated its policy for assigning cases within the PTAB, according to a Wednesday notice in the Federal Register and agency statement, respectively.

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House IP Panel Eyes Transparency For Litigation Funders

By Ivan Moreno

A congressional committee on Wednesday began discussing whether to require more transparency of third-party litigation funding agreements to stem what lawmakers say are abusive patent lawsuits and national security concerns if hostile foreign governments meddle with cases anonymously.

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Tillis Told Drug Patents Are Too Complex For Easy Answers

By Dani Kass

When and how generic drugs enter the marketplace varies widely among different drugs and isn't necessarily related to how many patents are covering those drugs, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office said Wednesday in a report requested by a top member of the U.S. Senate's Intellectual Property Subcommittee.

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MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT

Miss. Social Media Age Law Faces Free-Speech Challenge

By Nadia Dreid

Mississippi is the latest state to enact a law that requires social media companies to verify the age of all users, but a challenge seeking to block that law from taking effect is already on the docket in federal court with a preliminary injunction hearing slated for this month.

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Teams Can't Prop Up Fox Philly TV License, Group Says

By Jared Foretek

The group of advocates calling for Fox's Philadelphia affiliate to lose its broadcast license over its parent company's 2020 election coverage is pushing back against claims from three of the city's sports teams, saying the station's sports content is beside the point.

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EMPLOYMENT & BENEFITS

Conn. Eatery Owners Threatened To Kill Ex-Worker, DOL Says

By Abby Wargo

A Connecticut restaurant group and its leaders ordered workers to lie to federal investigators during a wage and hour probe and threatened to kill an ex-worker for helping the U.S. Department of Labor, the agency said in a complaint filed in federal court.

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NY AG, Firms Beat Cuomo Subpoenas In Sex Harassment Suit

By Patrick Hoff

Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo can't force Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP and Vladeck Raskin & Clark PC to produce information about an investigation into sexual misconduct accusations that forced him to resign, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, finding the firms were acting under the state attorney general's authority.

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Associate Sues Kaufman Dolowich Alleging Disability Bias

By James Boyle

A former associate with national law firm Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck LLP claims in a federal lawsuit that attorneys at the firm's Philadelphia office discriminated against him after he asked for accommodations for his hearing impairment.

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Conn. Justices Nix Health Dept. Worker's Whistleblower Claim

By Aaron Keller

The Connecticut Supreme Court has trounced a public health official's claim that she was fired for blowing the whistle on appointees who lacked mandatory credentials, upholding her termination but also backing her simultaneous pursuit of a union grievance and an administrative complaint.

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COMPETITION

FTC Asks 4th Circ. To Pause Novant Hospital Purchase

By Matthew Perlman

The Federal Trade Commission has asked the Fourth Circuit to pause Novant Health's purchase of a North Carolina hospital while enforcers appeal an order from the lower court that refused to put the deal on hold for the commission's in-house merger challenge.

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Sen. Dems Seek Criminal Penalties For PE Hospital 'Looters'

By Jared Foretek

A pair of Democratic senators are targeting private equity's role in the healthcare industry, introducing new legislation Tuesday that would give federal and state enforcers new tools to go after firms they say are "looting" hospital systems and other providers, including possibly jailing executives if patient deaths result.

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Brief

Texas Anesthesia Co. Appealing To Duck FTC Suit To 5th Circ.

By Bryan Koenig

U.S. Anesthesia Partners Inc. gave notice Wednesday that it will ask the Fifth Circuit to review a Texas federal judge's mid-May decision refusing to toss Federal Trade Commission allegations of a monopolistic "roll-up" of Lone Star State anesthesia practices.

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CYBERSECURITY & PRIVACY

FTC Tells DC Circ. It Can Modify $5B Meta Privacy Deal

By Lauren Berg

The Federal Trade Commission told the D.C. Circuit on Wednesday that it has the authority to reopen its in-house proceedings in order to revise a $5 billion privacy settlement with Meta Platforms, saying the courts do not have oversight of the agency's administrative order.

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FTC Urged To Get Moving On Stalled Privacy Rulemaking

By Allison Grande

Nearly three dozen consumer advocacy groups are calling on the Federal Trade Commission to stop dragging its feet on efforts announced almost two years ago to craft sweeping data privacy and security rules, arguing that time is running out for the agency to clamp down on companies' "historic" drive to amass personal information and track consumers online. 

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TAX

Ore. Tax Court Affirms No Retroactive Fix To Home Value

By Sanjay Talwani

The tax valuation of an Oregon residence erroneously assessed at a larger square footage cannot be retroactively reduced, the Oregon Tax Court said, upholding the state tax department's rejection of the request.

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BANKRUPTCY

1st Circ. Finds PREPA Bondholders Have $8.5B In Valid Liens

By Vince Sullivan

The First Circuit said Wednesday that bondholders of the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority have valid liens worth $8.5 billion on the revenue of the utility, reversing a lower court's ruling but leaving it up to the bankruptcy court to determine what effect that has on the restructuring plan.

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IMMIGRATION

USCIS Eases Security Measures For Naturalized Crime Survivors

By Alyssa Aquino

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced Wednesday that foreign-born survivors of crime will no longer be subject to heightened confidentiality measures once they obtain U.S. citizenship, in an effort to ease their ability to apply for more immigration benefits.

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DHS Watchdog Says Agency Must Improve Vetting, Screening

By Britain Eakin

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is unable to effectively and fully screen and vet asylum-seekers with applications that have been pending for a while, along with noncitizens seeking admission to the U.S., the inspector general has found.

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Feds Urge 5th Circ. Against Fast-Tracking Parole Suit

By Alyssa Aquino

The Biden administration rebuked a Texas-led coalition's efforts to fast-track its challenge to an immigration program for Cubans, Haitians, Nicaraguans and Venezuelans, telling the Fifth Circuit the states won't suffer financial injury from the program while the case is underway.

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WHITE COLLAR

Judge Says Biden Admin Must Allow Show Loophole, For Now

By Katherine Smith

A Texas federal judge has ordered the Biden administration to stop enforcing a Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives rule that seeks to close what is known as the gun show loophole by requiring many private sellers to register as dealers and perform background checks before transacting gun sales.

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Menendez Wanted Certain Case Scrutinized, US Atty Testifies

By Cara Salvatore

New Jersey U.S. Attorney Philip Sellinger took the stand Wednesday in the bribery trial against onetime friend Sen. Robert Menendez, telling a New York federal jury he had to rebuff the senator's request for a "careful" look at a case against one of the men alleged to have bribed Menendez.

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Atty Fights For Reinstatement In NC After Conviction

By Travis Bland

Disbarred attorney Gregory Bartko pressed the North Carolina Supreme Court on Wednesday to give him a shot at reinstatement, arguing that his 2010 conviction for fraud and money laundering doesn't allow the state bar organization to outright reject his request for being licensed again.

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NATIVE AMERICAN

Tribes Say Court Must Examine Spill Risks In Gold Mine Row

By Joyce Hanson

Half a dozen tribes that oppose a large open-pit gold mine along the Kuskokwim River in southwest Alaska have urged a federal judge to vacate a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers authorization for the project, saying the government has wrongly interpreted environmental concerns.

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Oil Cos. Ignore Precedent In Climate Change Row, Tribes Say

By Crystal Owens

Two Washington tribes seeking to remand their consolidated cases against several oil industry giants to state court say the defendants' arguments of complete preemption in their efforts to keep the climate change litigation in the federal circuit misconstrues precedent, including claims to vindicate aboriginal title.

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TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Lawmakers Reach Deal With DOD On Spectrum Sharing

By Christopher Cole

A Senate committee said late Tuesday that lawmakers reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of Defense that will allow legislation for new sales of commercial spectrum licenses to move forward.

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FCC Told Alaska Needs More Broadband Support

By Jared Foretek

A major telecommunications provider in Alaska is telling the Federal Communications Commission that the government will need to boost its funding if it wants providers to meet high-speed broadband deployment goals for the state.

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CANNABIS

Wash. Urges 9th Circ. To Toss Pot Licensure Challenge

By Jonathan Capriel

Washington's cannabis authority has asked the Ninth Circuit to reject an effort by an out-of-state retailer to block the state's social equity program from awarding retail licenses, arguing that a motion for preliminary injunction is moot now that the trial court has tossed the entire lawsuit with prejudice.

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EXPERT ANALYSIS

How SEC Could Tackle AI Regulations On Brokers, Advisers

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission held an open meeting of its Investor Advisory Committee on June 6 to review the use of artificial intelligence in investment decision making, showing that regulators are being careful not to stifle innovation or implement rules that will quickly be made irrelevant after their passage, says Brian Korn at Manatt Phelps.

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Calif. Budget Will Likely Have Unexpected Tax Consequences

A temporary suspension of net operating loss deductions and business incentive tax credits, likely to be approved on June 15 as part of California’s next budget, may create unanticipated tax liabilities for businesses that modeled recently completed transactions on current law, says Myra Sutanto Shen at Wilson Sonsini.

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State Procurement Could Be Key For Calif. Offshore Wind

A recent ruling from the California Public Utilities Commission highlights how the state's centralized electricity procurement mechanism could play a critical role in the development of long lead-time resources — in particular, offshore wind — by providing market assurance to developers and reducing utilities' procurement risks, say attorneys at Wilson Sonsini.

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Key FCC Enforcement Issues In AT&T Location Data Appeal

AT&T’s decision to challenge a $57 million fine from the Federal Communications Commission for its alleged treatment of customer location information highlights interesting and fundamental issues about the constitutionality of FCC enforcement, say Patrick O’Donnell and Jason Neal at HWG.

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Litigation Inspiration: Attys Can Be Heroic Like Olympians

Although litigation won’t earn anyone an Olympic medal in Paris this summer, it can be worthy of the same lasting honor if attorneys exercise focused restraint — seeking both their clients’ interests and those of the court — instead of merely pursuing every advantage short of sanctionable conduct, says Bennett Rawicki at Hilgers Graben.

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LEGAL INDUSTRY

Analysis

How 3 Firms Cleared 2 Ex-Autonomy Execs In HP Fraud Case

By Bonnie Eslinger

A California federal jury's rejection last week of fraud charges against the founder and former finance vice president of British software company Autonomy validated an approach by the defendants' three law firms — Steptoe, Clifford Chance and Bird Marella — to form a "seamless" collaboration throughout the trial, from jury selection to closing arguments.

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Senate Panel OKs Fix For Federal Courts' 'Genuine Crisis'

By Courtney Bublé

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted out unanimously on Thursday a bipartisan bill to create 66 new and temporary judgeships to alleviate the federal courts' workload.

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Contentious Del. Corporate Law Changes Sail Through Senate

By Jeff Montgomery

A multi-part Delaware general corporation law amendment that would would let boards cede some governance rights to big stockholders. triggering rare public dissent, has whisked through the state's Senate Thursday without debate or an opposing vote, with a House vote expected as early as next week.

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Confronting The Psychological Toll Of Personal Injury Law

Personal injury lawyers advocate for clients who have experienced trauma, loss and life-altering injuries, but these cases can have an emotional impact on attorneys themselves — so it is crucial to address these challenges proactively and openly, and normalize the conversation around mental health in the legal profession, says Lisa Lanier at Lanier Law Group.

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Series

Playing Chess Makes Me A Better Lawyer

There are many ways that chess skills translate directly into lawyer skills, but for me, the bigger career lessons go beyond the direct parallels — playing chess has shown me the value of seeing gradual improvement in and focusing deep concentration on a nonwork endeavor, says attorney Steven Fink.

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LAW FIRMS IN TODAY'S NEWS

Akin Gump

Antonetti Montalvo

Arnold & Porter

Ballard Spahr

Bedell Dittmar

Bird Marella

Blank Rome

Boies Schiller

Boyden Gray

Bracewell LLP

Brannock Berman & Seider

Bryan & Terrill

Buchanan Ingersoll

Byrnes Keller

Cadwalader Wickersham

Carlton Fields

Casellas Alcover

Casillas Santiago

Clark Hill

Cleary Gottlieb

Clement & Murphy

Clifford Chance

Coburn & Greenbaum

Constangy Brooks

Cooley LLP

Corr Cronin

Crowell & Moring

Davis Polk

Dechert LLP

Dentons

Drummond Woodsum

Eisenberg & Schnell

Faegre Drinker

FisherBroyles

Gibbons PC

Gibson Dunn

Glavin PLLC

Gordon Rees

Greenberg Traurig

Greenspoon Marder

HWG LLP

Hall Estill

Harrison Law

Hilgers Graben

Hogan Lovells

Holtzman Vogel

Hudson Cook

Jenner & Block

Jones Day

Jones Walker

K&L Gates

Katz Banks

Kaufman Dolowich

Kelley Drye

King & Spalding

Kushner & Hamed

Lanier Law Group

Latham & Watkins

Law Office of Bryan L. Sells

Law Office of Steven J. Fink PLLC

Law Offices of Eric A. Shore

Lewis Brisbois

Lowenstein Sandler

Madsen Prestley

Manatt Phelps

Maslon LLP

McCarter & English

McConnell Valdes

McDermott Will & Emery

McElroy Deutsch

Monserrate Simonet

Montgomery McCracken

Morgan & Morgan

Orrick Herrington

Parker Poe

Paul Hastings

Paul Weiss

Perkins Coie

Pierson Ferdinand LLP

Proskauer Rose

Quinn Emanuel

RKW LLC

Rhodes Hieronymus

Riker Danzig

Robins Kaplan

Robinson Bradshaw

Saul Ewing

Schulte Roth

Schwabe Williamson

Seyfarth Shaw

Sher Edling

Sher Tremonte

Sills Cummis

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Smith Porsborg

Spilman Thomas

Spiro Harrison

Stamboulieh Law

Starr Gern

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

Steptoe LLP

Stinson LLP

Stoel Rives

Summit Law Group

The Law Firm of Cesar de Castro

Thompson Hine

Tressler LLP

Troutman Pepper

Vander Stoep

Vedder Price

Vladeck Raskin

Wachtell Lipton

White & Case

Williams & Connolly

WilmerHale

Wilson Sonsini

COMPANIES IN TODAY'S NEWS

AT&T Inc.

Amazon.com Inc.

American Civil Liberties Union

American Investment Council

American Petroleum Institute Inc.

Axon Enterprise Inc.

BP PLC

Blackbaud Inc.

Boston University

CTIA

Campaign Legal Center

Cerberus Capital Management LP

Chevron Corp.

Clean Air Council

ConocoPhillips Co.

Consumer Federation of America

Cortland Capital Market Services LLC

Delaware State Bar Association

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd.

Democratic National Committee

Earthjustice

Edison Electric Institute Inc.

Environmental Defense Fund Inc.

Federalist Society

Fordham University

Fox Corp.

Getty Images Holdings Inc.

GoldenTree Asset Management LP

I-MAK

Idaho Power Company

Instagram Inc.

International Brotherhood of Boilermakers Iron Ship Builders Blacksmiths Forgers & Helpers

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

International Legal Finance Association

Interstate Natural Gas Association of America

Ketchum Inc.

Makah Tribe

Meta Platforms Inc.

Microsoft Corp.

Moelis & Co.

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

National Collegiate Athletic Association

National Mining Association

National Republican Congressional Committee

National Rural Electric Cooperative Association

Native American Rights Fund Inc.

Natural Resources Defense Council

North Carolina State Bar

Novant Health Inc.

PG&E Corp.

Paypal Holdings Inc.

Pew Research Center

Pharmaceutical Care Management Association

Phillips 66

RELX PLC

Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services

Shell PLC

Southeastern University

Spectrum Management Holding Co.

Steward Health Care System LLC

Straight Path Communications Inc.

T-Mobile US Inc.

Temple University

Texas Civil Rights Project

Texas Oil & Gas Association Inc.

Total Quality Logistics Inc.

Tulsa Regional Chamber

U.S. Anesthesia Partners

U.S. Bancorp

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

United Mine Workers of America

Welsh Carson Anderson & Stowe

GOVERNMENT AGENCIES IN TODAY'S NEWS

Bureau of Land Management

California Franchise Tax Board

California Natural Resources Agency

California Public Utilities Commission

Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Congressional Budget Office

Connecticut Department of Public Health

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Delaware Court of Chancery

Executive Office for Immigration Review

Federal Communications Commission

Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

Federal Election Commission

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Federal Reserve System

Federal Trade Commission

Food and Drug Administration

Internal Revenue Service

Judicial Conference of the United States

Louisiana Attorney General's Office

Mississippi Attorney General's Office

National Telecommunications and Information Administration

New York Attorney General's Office

New York State Assembly

North Dakota Attorney General's Office

North Dakota Legislature

Oklahoma Attorney General's Office

Oklahoma Supreme Court

Oneida Indian Nation

Spirit Lake Tribe

Texas Attorney General's Office

Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians

U.S. Air Force

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

U.S. Attorney's Office

U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of California

U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York

U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Puerto Rico

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

U.S. Department of Agriculture

U.S. Department of Commerce

U.S. Department of Defense

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

U.S. Department of Justice

U.S. Department of Labor

U.S. Department of the Interior

U.S. District Court for the District of Alaska

U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut

U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

U.S. Government Accountability Office

U.S. House of Representatives

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

U.S. Senate

U.S. Supreme Court

United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio

Washington Attorney General's Office