Bloomberg Law
Jan. 4, 2021, 1:54 PM

Wake Up Call: Biden Hire of Ex-Facebook Lawyer Raises Hackles

Rick Mitchell
Rick Mitchell
Freelance Correspondent

In today’s column, the Covid-19 pandemic is causing Big Law firms and their clients to compromise on pricing; the pandemic is also pushing Big Law firms in London to drop plans for moves into bigger offices; in London today a judge rejected a U.S. extradition request for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange; K&L Gates announced the death of former Pennsylvania governor and attorney general Richard Thornburg, a longtime lawyer at the firm.

  • Leading off, the Biden-Harris transition team stirred some controversy last week by announcing the hire of former Jenner & Block litigation partner Jessica Hertz to become staff secretary in ...

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