Business of Law

The New Normal

Firms of the future must orbit around the client

Business of Law

Receiver appointed for law firm $10M in debt; loans taken out by partner before suicide contested

Business of Law

3 IP partners leap from Faegre to WilmerHale; more growth expected in Denver office

Business of Law

Jenner & Block to open first overseas office; seeks to hire lawyers in London

Legal Technology

Winning app at Hackcess to Justice New Orleans helps clients preserve evidence

Law Firms

Judge sees ‘self-congratulatory blather’ in BigLaw brief; paralegals blamed for error

Bar Associations

Will California be the next state to allow legal technicians? Bar group calls for pilot program

Business of Law

Five-partner health-care group exits Nelson Mulllins to open new office in Raleigh for Chicago firm

Constitutional Law

Lawyer pays bonus to employees who carry guns

Careers

‘Negative Nancy’ secretary spurs lawyer’s letter to Ask Amy

Business of Law

New York firms mull possible 300-attorney merger; they’re ‘dating’ but ‘not engaged,’ leader says

Law Practice Management

Lawyer settles infringement suit over stock photos on his website

Legal History

Righting a ‘grievous wrong,’ California justices grant posthumous law license to Chinese immigrant

Law Firms

Average partner at Paul Weiss earns $3.85M; tops list of 17 financially outperforming firms

Business of Law

Lewis Brisbois raids Kutak Rock to open in Wichita; 8 of 9 lawyers join the Los Angeles firm

Law Firms

Morgan Lewis announces merger with Singapore law firm

Legal Ethics

Former Sidley partner who faked $69K in cab receipts is suspended

Pro Bono

Following New York’s lead, California bar officials plan to require pro bono work for admission

White-Collar Crime

Disbarred attorney charged in claimed $44M foreclosure rescue scheme; bail is set at $17.8M

Business of Law

Law firm is dissolving after nearly 60 years; senior partner points finger at retirement plan