Business of Law

Law Firms

Bracewell IP partners lead 10-lawyer team to Pillsbury’s new office in Austin, Texas

Law Firms

Nixon Peabody to acquire Ungaretti on Feb. 1, making Chicago its 2nd-largest office

Careers

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

Business of Law

Is Kansas City big enough for Polsinelli and Littler’s back-office operations? IT shortage feared

Trials & Litigation

Former lawyer has 237 years to pay off malpractice judgment

Business of Law

Dentons and Chinese law firm vote to merge, producing the world’s largest law firm by head count

Legal Ethics

Lawyer criticized over racy YouTube ad

Law Firms

Fried Frank will ‘substantially downsize’ its offices in Asia, internal memo says

Cybersecurity

After Sony hack attack, companies are curtailing email use and storage

Securities Law

Fired Simpson Thacher managing clerk is indicted, accused of surfing firm computers for merger info

Business of Law

Bradley Arant to open first Florida office with acquisition of smaller firm

Careers

BigLaw lawyer gives up law practice for organic farming

Law Firms

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

Legal Technology

Spoofers are using BigLaw firm names in phishing expeditions

Legal Technology

Lawyers could use Word and Outlook to manage docs with new product reportedly nearing launch

Business of Law

Another law firm chooses Kansas City for back-office operations

Business of Law

LegalZoom gets OK to operate in UK

Business of Law

After losing BigLaw jobs, ex-Skadden associates form own firm, join Dentons as partners

Business of Law

30 lawyers are leaving Irell & Manella to form new firm

Business of Law

After 44 years at law firm, name partner to lead a 3-partner team elsewhere