Associates

Law Firms

Lewis Brisbois opens Oregon office with a dozen Williams Kastner lawyers

Your ABA

Latest employment numbers for 2014 law school graduates don’t add up to a clear trend

Trials & Litigation

Judge left ‘threatening’ voice mail for defendant, says lawyer now seeking jurist’s recusal

Associates

Federal judge sees late-night deadline issue as ‘sad commentary’ on lives of associates

Law Firms

Few lawyers added at nation’s top law firms in 2014; which firms gained and lost the most?

Law by the Numb#rs

3Ls and old pros differ on whether new grads are prepared for practice

Criminal Justice

Woman pleads guilty in hotel stabbing death of DLA Piper lawyer

Diversity

Two global law firms will use software to find standout UK hires from underprivileged backgrounds

Careers

A good night’s sleep on a $4K mattress pointed a former BigLaw attorney to a new job in sales

Contracts

7th Circuit: Law firm doesn’t owe fired PI attorney bonuses, due to terms of compensation pact

Law Scribbler

Legal innovation summit attendees are long on ideas but short in data

Question of the Week

In your experience, do new lawyers have the necessary skills to be ready to practice?

Law Practice Management

Standing desks and pricey cognac: Are they happiness boosters for associates?

Careers

New BigLaw associates make the most money in NYC, says survey

Business of Law

Dentons acquires 30 professionals in Budapest

Lawyer Pay

NALP sees ‘upward movement’ in starting pay for associates; median increases $10K

Law Firms

‘Frat house’ mood alleged in suit against Nelson Brown; lawyer says she was fired for not fitting in

Law Firms

Men-only golf retreats and unequal work assignments alleged in bias suit against McElroy Deutsch

Work/Life Balance

April 1 joke banning late-night and vacation emails backfires on Weil Gotshal

Layoffs

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