Notes Go Missing in Charney Case

LAW
• Gallion & Spielvogel is drawn into Aaron Charney case when notes the firm kept during a settlement conference are destroyed. [Soloway via Above the Law]
• State Chief Judge Judith Kaye asks business leaders to lobby for judicial pay raises. [Crain's]
• Harvard Law tops the list of 25 leading schools based on the success of its graduates. [Law Dragon via Above the Law]

FINANCE
• Which moneyed New Yorkers are supporting which presidential hopeful? Lizzy Ratner made a list. [NYO]
• Former representative Michael Oxley — of Sarbanes-Oxley fame — joins Nasdaq as non-executive vice-chairman. [AP via CNBC]
• Rajiv Chaudhri, manager of hedge fund Digital Century Capital, likes art that "oozes power." [Bloomberg via DealBreaker]

MEDIA
• National Magazine Award finalists announced: New Yorker leads with nine nods, Esquire and New York follow with seven. [American Society of Magazine Editors]
• The beta (and free) version of the Times Reader is relaunched for the price of $14.95 a month. [E&P]
• New Vanity Fair publisher Edward J. Menicheschi calls it "the best job I've ever had." [Forbes]

FASHION
• Will Doo-ri design wedding dresses for J. Crew? [Downtown Darling]
• New Diesel ads tackle global-warming issue by selling shorts. [Flypaper]
• Designer Vivienne Westwood joined war protesters yesterday in London. [British Vogue]