Business of Law

Business of Law

Wiley Rein acquires lobbying firm

Question of the Week

How does your firm mark the winter holidays?

Law Firms

Foreclosure defense lawyer says he will give away free home for best ‘tear-jerker’ essay

Law Firms

Suit claims client fired law firm because of bias against Arab American partner

Legal Ethics

Court filing says attorney took up to $15M or more from clients, seeks freeze on bank accounts

Business of Law

Susman Godfrey bonuses start at $40K for associates who have been at the firm at least a year

The New Normal

Can a new breed of firms solve the attrition problem for women in the legal industry?

Legal Ethics

Duke University’s legal fight with John Wayne’s heirs highlights potential verein pitfalls

Legal Technology

Purported bankruptcy survey is a virus, federal appeals court warns electronic filers

Business of Law

9 remaining lawyers at Houston litigation boutique to join Vorys Sater

Business of Law

New crowdfunding site helps individuals raise money for legal fees

Law Practice Management

Former Dewey rainmaker who earned $6M in 2011 files for bankruptcy

Legal Technology

Lawyer’s tech tools track litigation, predict chances of success before patent board

Lawyer Pay

On ‘a hiring tear,’ Kirkland reportedly pays $9M a year to high-profile lateral hire

Legal Ethics

Office manager’s alleged theft of client funds and office computer leads to suspension for lawyer

Law Practice Management

Law firm foils $489K fake-check scheme, provides details to warn others

Careers

Lawyer dispenses advice from folding table in Harlem

Cybersecurity

Feds say 1789 law requires Apple to help government get encrypted smartphone data

Lawyer Pay

Davis Polk ups bonus ante for midlevel associates by $10K as more firms follow Simpson’s lead

Business of Law

Locke Lord and Edwards Wildman to merge into 1,000-attorney firm