1816 ABA Journal Associates articles.
Andrew Yang lasted only five months in BigLaw
Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang left Davis Polk & Wardwell in 2000 after spending only five months as an associate. He had…
Oct 29, 2019 5:23 PM CDT
In this new episode of Asked and Answered, Senior Writer Stephanie Francis Ward talks to Karen Kaplowitz about ways the experience pairing works well, having more diverse legal teams, and finding better ways to use social media in marketing.
Oct 28, 2019 6:00 AM CDT
Five law firms made Working Mother Media’s 2019 list of 100 best companies based on their benefits for families.
The five law firms are: Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer; Dechert;…
Sep 25, 2019 1:30 PM CDT
Mental health is a concern and work-life balance a priority for many summer associates surveyed by the American Lawyer this year.
Forty-two percent said they are concerned about mental health…
Sep 23, 2019 1:13 PM CDT
Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers speak at unusual hearing
For more than an hour on Tuesday, women who accused financier Jeffrey Epstein of sexually abusing them when they were young spoke about…
Aug 27, 2019 4:06 PM CDT
A new lawsuit accuses Jones Day of reinforcing “archaic gender roles” in an unequal parental leave policy and using a secret compensation system that is “tailor-made to enable sex discrimination.”…
Aug 15, 2019 1:51 PM CDT
Two former mobile home owners have filed a malpractice suit against Jones Day that claims that the law firm’s work on their eviction case was a “fiasco.”
Zona Bernier and…
Aug 1, 2019 2:09 PM CDT
A Texas appeals court has dismissed a medical malpractice lawsuit because the lawyer for the plaintiff filed an expert report about 18 minutes late.
The 5th District Court of Appeals…
Jul 16, 2019 12:14 PM CDT
A Florida lawyer has been disbarred after he was accused of breaking into his former law firm in Bradenton and stealing a safe and a computer server.
The Florida Supreme…
Jul 15, 2019 11:30 AM CDT
A new firm is No. 1 on the National Law Journal’s 2019 Women in Law Scorecard, which ranks the largest law firms in the country by their representation of female…
Jul 1, 2019 2:43 PM CDT
Summertime is summer associates season. Recent law school grads around the country will be soaking up everything they can in three months with their more experienced counterparts in the legal…
Jun 20, 2019 1:13 PM CDT
Even though bystanders are not the intended target of sexual harassment in the workplace, they, too, can endure a personal toll that is often overlooked, writes author and lawyer Lauren Stiller Rikleen.
Jun 6, 2019 6:00 AM CDT
For law grads and associates going into the world of BigLaw, the stakes have never been higher—and neither have the expectations. The Curmudgeon’s Guide to Practicing Law explains how to succeed with a bit of snark and a whole lot of laughs.
Jun 5, 2019 6:30 AM CDT
Scammers posed as DLA Piper lawyers in the United Kingdom to trick an entity into making a payment to a fraudulent bank account.
The Solicitors Regulation Authority said in Jun 4, 2019 7:30 AM CDT
The median salary for first-year associates was $155,000 at the beginning of the year, a jump of $20,000 from 2017, according to figures released Wednesday by the National Association…
May 23, 2019 7:00 AM CDT