R. Bruce McLean

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eBay Prevails In Suit Over Listings Of Claimed Counterfeit Tiffany Jewelry

In a highly anticipated decision, the Southern District of New York ruled in July that eBay Inc. was not liable for trademark infringement and related claims as a result of allegedly counterfeit Tiffany silver jewelry being offered for sale on eBay's website. The lawsuit had been closely watched...

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Responding To The Critics: A Leader Of The Profession Points To Substantial Progress In Diversity

Editor: Mr. McLean, Akin Gump's commitment to diversity and to a culture of inclusiveness is celebrated across the country. This did not just happen. Would you tell us about how this commitment originated and how it has evolved over time? McLean: The firm's commitment to diversity is deeply...

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Diversity - Law Firms Seeking Diverse Partners: Firms face the conundrum of hiring and keeping women and minority leaders

While the nation's top large firms are no longer the bastions of white, Ivy League-educated males they once were, the partnership ranks remain, for the most part, homogeneous. Law firms that successfully recruit the best and brightest minority and female law students are celebrated with accolades...

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Akin Gump: Projecting Firm Values Through Pro Bono Service

Editor: Mr. McLean, would you tell our readers how you came to Akin Gump? McLean: I came to Akin Gump a little over thirty years ago from government service. I was working for the National Labor Relations Board and had reached a point in my career at which I was beginning to consider private...

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