April 29, 2011

BLOWBACK: Virginia AG cancels King & Spalding work for state after “obsequious act of weakness” in DOMA case. “Virginia does not shy away from hiring outside counsel because they may have ongoing professional relationships with people or entities, or on behalf of causes that I, or my office, or Virginia as a whole may not support. But it is crucial for us to be able to trust and rely on the fact that our outside counsel will not desert Virginia due to pressure by an outside group or groups.”