Morning Docket: 01.13.23
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* This is the economic cycle where clients will drive work toward the Am Law second hundred in earnest. We say that every economic downturn and it never really ends up happening and this recession isn't actually materializing, but... it's gonna happen! Kidding aside, it might, but probably because companies are slashing legal department budgets regardless of the economic climate. [Law.com
* Maybe not all legal departments... Apple's top lawyer got a pay bump. [Bloomberg]
* Sam Bankman-Fried's pre-trial blogging continues bashing Sullivan & Cromwell's bankruptcy efforts and offering insights into his defense strategy. [Law360]
* Also, happy birthday week to Judge Richard Posner, who just turned 84!
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