Bloomberg Law
Sept. 18, 2020, 12:54 PM

Wake Up Call: ‘Blank Check’ IPOs May Be Law Firms’ $30 Million Payday

Rick Mitchell
Rick Mitchell
Freelance Correspondent

In today’s column, elite litigation boutique Hueston Hennigan joined the Covid bonus wars; on Constitution Day yesterday, the phone system for U.S. federal courts was down; McDermott Will & Emery launched a Latin America practice chaired by two tax partners; legal tech company Elevate made an agreement to advise global law firm network Lex Mundi; with October online bar exams looming in several states, test takers continue to complain about the software used for the exams.

  • Leading off, elite law firms are muscling in on the booming market for advising on the initial public offerings of so-called special purpose acquisition ...

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