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Beveridge & Diamond Chairman Ben Wilson Announces Retirement

After nearly 40 years at Beveridge & Diamond, Chairman Ben Wilson, who founded the Diverse Partners Network and has mentored generations of Black lawyers, has announced his retirement effective January 2022. Law firm partners and in-house counsel weigh on what Wilson’s leadership has meant to the legal profession and them.

Mayer Brown Faces Boycott Call After Dropping Hong Kong Client

Mayer Brown’s decision to step aside from a controversial representation in Hong Kong has led to a call for a “China-wide boycott” after the law firm announced that it would no longer assist an effort to remove a monument commemorating the Tiananmen Square massacre.

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How Marijuana Is Both Legal and Illegal in the U.S.

How do states legally get around the federal ban on cannabis, and what unique legal challenges do attorneys and businesses in the marijuana industry face?

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