Council candidate claims ex-law partner conspired against him

Jim Roberts files non-payment suit against former client
Aug 28, 2015 1:34 PM

Edgenet says it's making progress in IP claims case

Local cloud software developer Edgenet says it is continuing to pursue several legal claims against fellow product configuration company WTS Paradigm, which it accuses of IP infringement. Edgenet Executive Vice President Tim Stafford — who last year was part of a group that bought the company out of bankruptcy — says the company has dropped some of its initial claims (and WTS has done the same) while adding new issues. Get the full update from Edgenet here.

Aug 28, 2015 6:51 AM

VU Law social justice program gets Barrett name

Vanderbilt Law School graduate Darren Robbins has made a gift to the social justice program at the school, which will now carry the name of the late George Barrett. Barrett — pictured here with Rita Geier, with whom he worked for more than three decades on desegregating Tennessee's state universities — was a 1957 VU Law graduate who was a partner at Barrett Johnston until his death at 86 a year ago.

As a result of this gift, the Social Justice Program, which is co-directed by professors Terry Maroney and Daniel Sharfstein, will support students and graduates pursuing social justice careers. It will provide competitive one-year public interest fellowships to Vanderbilt Law School graduates each year, fund a number of students doing public interest legal work in the summer, and serve as the hub of social justice activities at the law school, including programming throughout the school year and an annual public lecture.

Read much more on this news here.

Aug 27, 2015 7:04 AM

Nashville At Law: Restaurant chains face wage-and-hour class actions

O'Charley's, McDonald's workers say they worked off clock, weren't paid for overtime
Aug 25, 2015 11:42 AM

First Acceptance inks deal to settle class actions for $3M+

Agents had alleged labor law violations
Aug 24, 2015 7:10 AM

Ex-employee says she was fired for raising concerns about Belmont Methodist day care

Former teacher says DCS violations were hushed up
Aug 21, 2015 7:05 AM

Oklahoma law firm sets up local office

Relocated attorney focused on fraud, employment work
Aug 19, 2015 3:03 PM

Dickinson Wright grows entertainment group in Vegas

The entertainment law group of superregional firm Dickinson Wright, which is led out of Nashville by Derek Crownover, has recruited five attorneys in Las Vegas to grow its ranks in media, sports and entertainment to 20. The new additions include members who count Trisha Yearwood, the Ultimate Fighting Championship and Shaquille O'Neal among their clients.

“We are lucky to have this new group from Vegas,” Crownover said. “They have a deep knowledge of the trademark, branding, television and sports worlds. They expand our reach across the country, but more importantly, they help us provide top-tier service to our artist, acting and sports clients who enter these worlds as they grow their brands in new mediums.”

Read the full release on the hires here.

Aug 19, 2015 2:00 PM

Dickson couple sues Red Robin alleging razor blade found in chicken sandwich

Couple says manager at Nashville West location said it was part of tomato dicer
Aug 19, 2015 7:12 AM

Loeb lures associate from Wyatt

Entertainment law specialist firm Loeb & Loeb has added to its Nashville ranks Mary Lauren Teague, an associate who had been on the corporate and securities team at Wyatt Tarrant & Combs since September 2012. MusicRow.com has more details here.

Aug 18, 2015 10:43 AM