This special report highlights lawyers and legal teams who are raising the bar and making headlines.

  • Ex-IOC official to lead FIFA’s efforts to recover from scandal

    FIFA has chosen a former International Olympic Committee official to lead a reform group created to end the biggest crisis in the soccer body’s 111-year history.

  • 'Deflategate' judge pressures NFL, union, Brady to settle

    NEW YORK — A judge is urging last-minute settlement talks between the NFL, the players' union and Tom Brady before a Wednesday hearing in the legal dispute over the superstar quarterback's suspension for using underinflated footballs.

  • Hackers accused of making $100M by peeking at press releases

    NEWARK, N.J. -- An international web of hackers and traders made $100 million on Wall Street by stealing a look at corporate press releases before they went out and then trading on that information ahead of the pack, federal authorities charged Tuesday.

  • California Legislature quickly amends state paid sick leave law

    On July 13, 2015, just 12 days after California's "Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014" ("California Paid Sick Leave Law"), codified at Labor Code sections 245-249, went into effect, the California Legislature passed, and Governor Jerry Brown signed, Assembly Bill 304, amending the California Paid Sick Leave Law, effective immediately.

  • ACC San Diego president’s message

    Happy 2015 to our returning and new members, and welcome to what I hope will be another great year for the San Diego Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel.

  • Association of Corporate Counsel: Upcoming events

    The San Diego Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel is recognized as the key resource for information, networking, professional development, education and social activities for in-house attorneys. Here are some upcoming events and seminars around San Diego County.

  • Court's new approach against voter discrimination

    What counts as discrimination? In our post-Ferguson era of heightened awareness of disparate racial treatment by police, no domestic question is more pressing. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit has just addressed it in the context of a Texas voter identification law-- and gave a measured, socially astute answer.

  • Justice Kennedy provides hope to foes of solitary confinement

    WASHINGTON -- Prison reform advocates who have spent years campaigning against solitary confinement are counting on a powerful new ally in their quest to end the practice -- Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy.

  • Yet another bank general counsel to step down

    Deutsche Bank AG, the bank with the highest legal bills in continental Europe, said Richard Walker will retire as general counsel at the end of the year at his own request.

  • Chinese lawyer taken away after supporting other lawyers

    BEIJING (AP) -- A Chinese lawyer who spoke up on behalf of rights lawyers persecuted by authorities was himself taken away by police in handcuffs, his wife said Friday.

Archived Reports

Power of Attorneys - 2012

The Daily Transcript honors San Diego's top corporate counsel selected by an independent judging panel.

Power of Attorneys - 2008

This special publication highlights San Diego lawyers and legal teams who are raising the bar and making headlines.

Power of Attorneys - 2007

The sixth annual Power of Attorneys special publication highlights San Diego law firms and legal practitioners.