Litigation/dispute resolution

LACK OF WELL BEING

Unhappy life of litigators highlighted by New Yorker

Litigation is described as an 'arms race' of 'dubious necessity' carried out by lawyers who are usually accused of being greedy but who are often 'unhappy and overworked', in an article in The New Yorker magazine.

PARTNER DISPUTES

Napoli Bern to split as partners settle bitter litigation

The 40-lawyer New York practice that advised victims of the 9/11 World Trade Center attacks will be reborn as two firms, after the name partners agreed to settle proceedings over alleged financial irregularities and ethical misconduct.