Published: May 26, 2010
• Transocean Ltd., the owner of the sunken Deepwater Horizon rig, argued in federal court that plaintiffs should not begin building their case until the November deadline for claimants to file suit. Gulf Coast maritime law specialists Preis & Roy are repping Transocean. (Associated Press)
Related: the funniest fake BP tweets (Business Insider)
• How to Do Social Media Without Killing Your Billable Hours (Lawyerist)
• Ex-client awarded attorney's fees, lost wages due to disbarred lawyer's negligence (NYLJ, reg req’d)
• As head of the conference committee reconciling the House and Senate versions of the FinReg bill, Barney Frank will support strong derivatives regulation (NYT DealBook)
• A-Rod is the largest creditor in the Texas Rangers’ (tactical) Chapter 11 filing. (HuffPo)
-posted by brian
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