Associates

Layoffs

Goodwin Procter lays off lawyers and staffers, notes drop in demand for litigation services

Law Schools

This law school charges more than $60K; tuition is up 13% in 3 years at top BigLaw feeder schools

10 Questions

Why lead guitarist of Blind Melon left music for labor and employment law

Criminal Justice

Police found credit cards strewn throughout hotel room of slain DLA Piper associate, affidavit says

Criminal Justice

Wife of slain DLA Piper lawyer told police ‘everything seemed fine’ when they last spoke

Lawyer Pay

Some associates will earn less as gap widens between rich and super-rich law firms, columnist says

Trials & Litigation

Both sides proclaim victory in jury’s $140K award to ex law firm associate, but say they may appeal

Labor & Employment

Ex-associate who sued law firm seeking $2M wins $90K plus undetermined punitives

The New Normal

9 ways to change the carnivorous partnership model and save BigLaw firms

Evidence

$1.37B case is abruptly dropped after lawyers’ Google search spots alleged fakery

Careers

‘Competition cohort’ makes it a great time to go to law school, says Dinsmore managing partner

Law Firms

Court: BigLaw firms missed $1.5B error, erasing JPMorgan’s security interest in GM loan

Law Firms

Law firm ripped up bloody carpet to hide sex assault by partner, ex-associate alleges at bias trial

Labor & Employment

Former judge loses suit claiming bias after disclosure of his affair with bailiff

Careers

After a career change, Blind Melon guitarist is a BigLaw lawyer

Business of Law

Susman Godfrey bonuses start at $40K for associates who have been at the firm at least a year

Criminal Justice

Lawyer who survived leap into river disclosed ‘huge Ponzi scheme’ in suicide note, prosecutors say

Labor & Employment

Unemployment benefits can’t be collected by lawyer accused of drinking on job, appeals court says

Law Firms

Boies Schiller to pay as much as $350K to associates in end-of-year bonuses

Lawyer Pay

Davis Polk ups bonus ante for midlevel associates by $10K as more firms follow Simpson’s lead