With people filling the streets in “Occupy Wall Street” protests, Bank of America planning to charge for debit card usage and foreclosure rates on mortgages still on the rise, the general public has had enough. Lawyer2Lawyer co-hosts and attorneys, Bob Ambrogi and J. Craig Williams join Professor Tamar Frankel from Boston University School of Law and Attorney Lanny Davis, principal in the Washington D.C. law firm of Lanny J. Davis & Associates, as they take a look at banking laws after the so-called ‘Dodd-Frank reform,’ pending litigation relating to banking and try to examine this wave of dissatisfaction with our financial systems.
Under a storm of controversy and additional “fixes” to healthcare reform, President Obama finally signed the highly contested health care bill into law. At least 14 States have filed suits challenging the constitutionality of the new Health Care Law. Lawyer2Lawyer host, J. Craig Williams, and guest co-host, David E. Frank welcome Lanny J. Davis, partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and David B. Rivkin, Jr., partner in the Washington office of Baker Hostetler LLP, to talk about these legal challenges to the new law.
The democratic race for the Presidential nominee has been an exciting one—and as of this week, Senator Obama bypassed Senator Clinton in superdelegates. Law.com blogger and host, J. Craig Williams welcomes the experts, Daniel P.Tokaji, Associate Professor of Law at the Ohio State University’s Moritz College of Law and the Associate Director of Election Law @ Moritz and Lanny J. Davis, partner and member of the Litigation Group at the global law firm, Orrick and special CNN political analyst, as they look at the legal issues behind the superdelagates. They will discuss the superdelegate quandary, explore election law, the Michigan/Florida issue and take a look ahead at what this fight to the finish means for the Democratic party.
Corporate governance is one of the main concerns for American corporations. In this show, we will discuss the compliance issues that companies are facing and the General Counsel’s role. Is the GC the ‘guard-dog’ so to speak for corporate compliance? Join co-hosts and Law.com bloggers, J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi as they welcome our experts. Coast to Coast turns to Attorney Lanny J. Davis, partner from the Washington D.C. office of the global law firm, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, Gary Levine, President and Founder of Two Step Software, Inc. that provides tools for compliance and Professor Charles Elson, Chair in Corporate Governance and the Director of the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware.