Law by the Numb#rs

More summer associates got job offers in 2015

Law Firms

Feast and no famine for DC summer associates

Lawyer Pay

Why raise associate pay to $180,000? Bank of America’s top lawyer questions the need

Law Firms

First-year associate pay will be $180K at multiple BigLaw firms following Cravath’s lead

Law Practice Management

Suit claims firm charged client a higher billing rate than credited internally, affecting bonuses

Criminal Justice

Ex-Bryan Cave associate gets probation in partner death threat

Law Firms

More law firms help associates find lenders to refinance student debt; will firms help pay?

Lawyer Pay

More law firms raise starting pay to $160K outside New York; Holland & Knight is latest to do so

Labor & Employment

Suit by laid-off lawyers says Reilly Pozner jettisoned 17 at law firm to avoid sharing $391M verdict

Attorney Fees

Law firm can’t sue SSA for attorney fees paid to clients, 2nd Circuit says


Latham associate and law-office manager are killed when driver crashes car into restaurant

Women in the Law

Gender gap in associate promotions and turnover is higher when bosses are conservative, study says

Women in the Law

43 percent of young, female Florida lawyers have experienced gender bias, study says

Appellate Practice

5th Circuit mimics filing’s ‘strange hypothetical conversation’ in their ruling denying motion

Cover Story

Minority women are disappearing from BigLaw—and here’s why


Some BigLaw firms face associate shortages; boutiques are partly to blame

U.S. Supreme Court

Scalia’s BigLaw stint was ‘like asking Michelangelo to work for a company that paints fences’


Job-offer rate for summer associates is at a 10-year high

Law Firms

Latham associates refinance $13M in student debt, thanks to firm’s efforts


Jennifer Lawrence movie ‘Joy’ is about mom of former Cravath lawyer