Bloomberg Law
June 13, 2016, 11:28 AM

Wake Up Call: Facing Crisis, Gawker’s GC Takes Leadership Role

Elizabeth Olson
Elizabeth Olson
Freelance Correspondent

• Heather Dietrick, Gawker Media’s 35-year-old president and general counsel, has stepped into a leadership role as the company faces tumultuous times linked to wrestler Hulk Hogan’s violation-of-privacy lawsuit, and the recent revelation that PayPal co-founder Peter is Thiel provided financing the suit and similar ones. (New York Times Dealbook)

• Months after Dickstein Shapiro permanently shut its doors for business, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit Friday ruled for the firm in a legal malpractice suit filed by former client Encyclopaedia Britannica. (National Law Journal)

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