May 14, 2021

In ‘Baby Sham’ Case, Reed Smith weighs risks for a refugee family

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By Nell Gluckman, From The Am Law Daily The firm won temporary visas for a Syrian baby and her mother to go to Spain for surgery, but the trip from Jordan could threaten the family’s resettlement to the U.S. On this year’s World Refugee Day—Monday, June 20—there were 65 million displaced people, more than any […]

Law firms, courts brace for Pope’s D.C. visit

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By Katelyn Polantz and Zoe Tillman , From The National Law Journal With less than a week until Pope Francis’ arrival, one of Washington’s largest industries is taking a wait-and-see approach to the downtown disruption the visit will bring. The pope’s parade, Masses and other events stretched over three days are expected to draw hundreds […]

Law firms eye global market turmoil, China plunge

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By Susan Beck, From The Am Law Daily A plunge in stock prices in China, with its nerve-rattling aftershocks in the U.S., may prompt law firms to further scrutinize their strategy in China. The Shanghai Composite Index tumbled 8.5 percent on Monday—its greatest one-day decline since 2007. The index has dropped 38 percent since mid-June, […]