May 11, 2021

Hulk Hogan case rattles litigation funding firms

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By Julie Triedman, From The Am Law Daily As if Hulk Hogan’s courtroom brawl with Gawker Media wasn’t already spectacle enough, this week brought news that PayPal billionaire and Sullivan & Cromwell alum Peter Thiel has been funding the litigation, possibly thanks to a personal vendetta against Gawker. The funding revelations add a new dose […]

Who will represent the firm behind the ‘Panama Papers’?

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By Nell Gluckman, From The Am Law Daily Mossack Fonseca, the Panamanian law firm whose internal documents fueled a year-long investigation into offshore hidden wealth by more than 100 news organizations, is unlikely to get out of this hole without some help. But the firm, which boasts over 500 staff in offices as far flung […]