Business of Law

David Craven and Saichang Xu.

Sandler Travis Hires Two Chicago Attorneys From Newly Shuttered Riggle & Craven

By Monika Gonzalez Mesa |

Leading Chicago trade law firm Riggle & Craven is dissolving, and two attorneys including a founding partner have joined the Chicago office of global firm Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg.

Thomas Julin, now of Gunster. Miami, Florida handout

First Amendment Lawyer Julin Decamps Hunton & Williams for Gunster

By Gina Passarella |

Longtime First Amendment attorney Thomas Julin has left Hunton & Williams after 16 years to join Florida-focused business law firm Gunster.

Attorneys, Court Expedite Bankruptcy of Women's Retailer

By Celia Ampel |

A Miami bankruptcy judge confirmed the liquidation plan of women's clothing retailer Simply Fashion Stores Ltd.

Clint J. Gage

Dickinson Wright Breaks Into South Florida Market

By Roy Strom |

Big Law's push into the South Florida market has continued with news Monday that Am Law 200 firm Dickinson Wright has set up shop in Fort Lauderdale.

Zelle Opens Miami Office With Three Attorneys

By Monika Gonzalez Mesa |

The Zelle insurance and antitrust law firm is opening an office led by a former Cozen O'Connor partner.

Workers' Compensation Rates Could Jump After Court Ruling

By Jim Saunders, News Service of Florida |

After a Florida Supreme Court ruling last month that struck down a limit on attorney fees, workers' compensation insurance rates could go up 17.1 percent, according to a proposal submitted to state regulators.