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Daniel Zimmermann, WilmerHale

Behind Every Successful Startup, a Battle Over Ownership

The stakes make co-founders "more susceptible to screwing each other," says plaintiff lawyer K. Luan Tran, who repped a Snapchat cofounder.

Can Women Be Required to Wear High Heels to Work?

Some U.K. employers seem to think so judging by a recent report that went viral about a London receptionist who was sent home after refusing to trade her flats for heels.

U.S. District Chief Judge Phyllis Hamilton, Northern District of California

Facebook Escapes Big Damages in Privacy Class Action

U.S. District Judge Phyllis Hamilton will allow Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein to pursue injunctive relief on behalf of Facebook users, but not financial compensation.

Shannon Liss-Riordan

Lawyer for Uber Drivers Fires Back at Critics

Shannon Liss-Riordan questioned the credentials of a "celebrity lawyer" and others second-guessing her $84 million settlement of employment claims.