David Boies

Behind the Trial Podcast with David Boies of Boies Schiller Flexner (Part 2)

Article ByCourtland L. ReichmanMcKool SmithMcKool Smith PublicationsPresented by Benchmark Litigation in association with the trial firm of McKool …

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Behind the Trial Podcast with David Boies of Boies Schiller Flexner [PODCAST]

Presented by Benchmark Litigation in association with the trial firm of McKool Smith, the Behind the Trial podcast series features in-depth …

Law

Behind the Trial Podcast with David Boies of Boies Schiller Flexner [PODCAST]

Article ByCourtland L. ReichmanMcKool SmithMcKool Smith PublicationsPresented by Benchmark Litigation in association with the trial firm of McKool …

Law

Tessa Thompson-Lily James Western ‘Little Woods’ Bought by Neon

Neon has acquired North American rights to Nia DaCosta’s debut film “Little Woods,” which premiered in April at the Tribeca Film Festival.<p>Written and …

Hollywood

Neon Acquires Nia DaCosta’s ‘Little Woods’ After Tribeca Bow

Neon has acquired North American rights to <i>Little Woods</i>, the feminist Western pic written and directed by Nia DaCosta that had its world premiere at …

Hollywood

Tessa Thompson-Starrer 'Little Woods' Nabbed by Neon for North America

Lily James also stars in the movie from writer-director Nia DaCosta.<p>NEON has picked up the North American rights to drama <i>Little Woods</i>, starring Tessa …

Hollywood

From private investigators to a 5-hour meeting with superstar lawyer David Boies, here are the lengths Theranos went to contain The Wall Street Journal's bombshell story

Veteran Wall Street Journal reporter John Carreyrou hadn't experienced anything like it.<p>As Carreyrou started his investigation into Theranos and its blood testing technology, he encountered a team of lawyers who put pressure not only on him but on sources they suspected he'd been talking to.<p>"The …

Business

This Day in Liberal Judicial Activism—May 27

<b>2009</b>—Odd bedfellows, indeed! Supposed constitutional conservative Theodore B. Olson, solicitor general under President George W. Bush, betrays the …

Judiciary

Samuel Goldwyn Acquires Sundance Drama ‘Night Comes On’

Samuel Goldwyn Films has obtained the North American distribution rights to Sundance NEXT Innovator Prize-winning film, <i>Night Comes On</i>, which will hit …

Hollywood

Manhattan District Attorney Who Didn’t Prosecute Harvey Weinstein to Be Investigated

The New York State attorney general will review the Manhattan district attorney’s handling of a 2015 sexual abuse case involving disgraced media …

Corruption

Here Are the Lawyers the Bankrupt Weinstein Company Owes Millions of Dollars

David Boies, Bert Fields and more could lose a lot of money from TWC’s unraveling<p>Normally when companies go into bankruptcy, it’s the lawyers who …

Garrison Keillor

Cuomo orders state attorney investigation into how Manhattan DA handled Harvey Weinstein allegations

Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance Jr. could be timing out on his probe into Harvey Weinstein.<p>Gov. Cuomo on Monday took the unusual step of calling …

Corruption

Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Charged With Fraud

Theranos Inc.’s 15-year odyssey to revolutionize the blood-testing business began with huge promise but has been engulfed by ignominy.<p>Company founder Elizabeth Holmes, widely hailed as Silicon Valley’s first female billionaire startup founder, agreed to a settlement with federal regulators that …

Business

Blood, Fraud and Money Led to Theranos CEO's Fall From Grace

Elizabeth Holmes raised hundreds of millions of dollars from investors on the promise that her medical-testing startup Theranos Inc. would change …

Elizabeth Holmes

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes charged with massive, 'years-long fraud'

Years after it was reported that the SEC was looking into improprieties at the once high-flying blood-testing company Theranos, its founder, …

Elizabeth Holmes

Venezuela-linked trust sues foreign oil traders for bribes

A trust linked to Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA has filed a lawsuit against major international energy trading firms for their alleged role funneling bribes to corrupt company officials in exchange for rigged oil purchase contracts.<p>The civil complaint was unsealed Thursday by a federal judge …

Corruption

Sexual Violence In Workplace Focus Of Team Set Up By Manhattan DA

Manhattan District Attorney Cryus Vance Jr. was recently criticized for his handling of the Harvey Weinstein case.<p>MANHATTAN, NY — The Manhattan …

Paz de la Huerta

Spokesman for 'Democratic superlawyer' and Clinton ally: He is not representing Peter Strzok [updated]

<b>Update:</b> Edward Evans, the director of communications for Boies Schiller Flexner LLP, tells Conservative Review that the claim David Boies is …

Conservative View

Changes at Boies Schiller as Firm Imagines a Future Without David Boies

This premium content is locked for<br>The American Lawyer subscribers only.<p>Subscribe now to enjoy unlimited access to The American Lawyer content,<br>• 5 free …

Law (UK)

Star Lawyer David Boies and Chinese Tycoon Guo Wengui Split

Guo Wengui, the controversial businessman sought by China for making various allegations of corruption against the country’s rich and powerful, will …

China

Harvey Weinstein allegedly tried to delete sensitive files before scathing exposés

Disgraced Hollywood director Harvey Weinstein allegedly tried to delete sensitive documents and search through employees’ online communications days before The New York Times exposé was published in October.<p>Vanity Fair reported that Weinstein’s last days at The Weinstein Company, the film studio …

Celebrity (UK)

Focus on Iran rather than ourselves

Putting an American face on protests would help Tehran blame foreign interference: Opposing view<p>As Iranians continue to take to the streets, all Americans should be on their side against a regime whose corruption, mismanagement and repression have served them poorly — and whose foreign policies …

South Asia

NFL owners make Roger Goodell extension official; Jerry Jones reacts

The extension has been a source of controversy because powerful Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones objected to the process led by the six-owner …

Sports

Jerry Jones' resolution on Roger Goodell still on agenda for league meeting

Although nothing can undo the new contract extension for NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is "looking forward" to …

NFL

Your Evening Briefing

<i>Want to receive this post in your inbox every afternoon?</i> <i>Sign up here</i><i>.</i><p>Think about your posture while you’re reading this: Are you hunched over at the …

Business

Harvey Weinstein’s Lawyers Suggest Some Accusers Had Consensual Sex With Him and Developed Regrets Later

Fresh off high-powered Harvey Weinstein lawyer David Boies’ random declaration that a model who made an extremely credible accusation against his …

Harvey Weinstein

David Boies Isn’t Worried About Recent Scrutiny

David Boies<p><b>I do think that many clients’ perspectives are different and more sophisticated than the public narratives. They understand what lawyers</b> …

Law

5 Stories That Also Didn’t Win Their Conference Championship — See Also

<b>BUD LIGHT AD HAS BROKEN THE FOURTH WALL</b>: Joe explains how to write a C&D that also helps the corporate brand. Dilly, Dilly.<p><b>DAVID BOIES IS JUST IN THE</b> …

Eric Schneiderman

Frank Rich: NBC Still Has a Lot to Answer For

<i>Most weeks,</i> New York <i>Magazine writer-at-large Frank Rich speaks with contributor Alex Carp about the biggest stories in politics and culture. Today:</i> …

Donald Trump

Cowboys' Jerry Jones backs off on Goodell, backs Garrett

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — As soon as Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones confirmed he is backing off a threat of legal action over the future of Commissioner Roger Goodell, the focus turned to the performance of coach Jason Garrett and his staff.<p>That's how bad the tailspin is for a team desperately …

NFL