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Legal Lasso: Court Roundup And Eva Longoria Edition

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FROM NINE TO SIX: Nine professional firms entered Manhattan bankruptcy court Monday hoping to continue advising the Dewey & LeBoeuf estate in connection with the largest law firm bankruptcy in U.S. history. And while none emerged unscathed, six of the nine—including lead bankruptcy counsel Togut, Segal & Segal—received the court’s approval to forge ahead in their efforts on behalf of the defunct firm.

NOT HOPPING OUT OF COURT: Dish Network Corp. didn’t get the preemptive victory it sought over major TV broadcasters in their legal fight over the satellite company’s ad-skipping, set-top box, called the Hopper.

THEY WERE ONLY KIDDING, but a group of general counsels have taken the idea of a school for general counsels to the next level via LinkedIn.

NO AGREEMENT TO ARBITRATE: A female partner suing her Silicon Valley venture capital firm over sex discrimination may be able to keep her suit out of arbitration.

ROMNEY IN COLORADO TODAY

THIS COULD NEVER HAPPEN HERE, RIGHT? Lobbyist poses as a reporter.

TODAY: CBA lobbyist to share Capitol war stories.

TWO NOUNS WE’D NEVER THOUGHT WE’D USE IN THE SAME SENTENCE: Eva Longoria and Wheat Ridge Recreation Center.

CAREFUL WHERE YOU PARK IN BOULDER.

NOW THAT’S JUST WRONG, and John Suthers is on the lookout.

SHUTTING DOWN IN NORTHERN COLORADO: Boston Market.

ADDING ONE: Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck.

ALSO ADDING ONE: Faegre & Benson, by growing its intellectual property group.

LASTLY, ADDING ONE: Holland & Hart, which added Andrew Folkerth.

THERE’S JUST SOMETHING SO COOL about seeing these guys hammer the ball out of the park.

TODAY’S 10TH CIRCUIT DECISIONS

COLORADO SUPREME COURT ARGUMENT SCHEDULE

COLORADO COURT OF APPEALS’ oral argument schedule.

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