Contract Attorneys

Law Firms

Baker & McKenzie to open back-office operations center in Belfast

Contract Attorneys

Lawyer suing for document-review OT applies for job with defendant; sanctions bid fails

Staffing

New job titles reflect economic challenges, changing career expectations for lawyers

Lawyer Pay

Was a contract lawyer for Quinn Emanuel entitled to overtime pay? Judge hears arguments

Law Firms

Contract lawyer claims he is entitled to OT pay due to ‘extremely routine nature’ of job

Legal Ethics

Patton Boggs axes 30 attorneys and 35 staff, no partners get pink slips

Attorney's Fees

Law firm billing contract lawyers at $1K hourly must reveal what they were paid, federal judge says

Trials & Litigation

Does Legal Fees Motion in $590M Citigroup Case Include $1K Per Hour for Low-Paid Contract Lawyers?

Legal Rebels

Legal Rebels 2012: If the Shoe Fits…

Careers

Boston Law Firm Got 32 Applicants for Attorney Job Paying $10,000 a Year, Partner Says

Business of Law

Eversheds Makes In-House Contract Lawyer Team Permanent as Expected 15-Attorney Roster Nears 80

Outsourcing

Nixon Peabody Isn’t Shy About Its Hiring of an Outsourcing Company

Law Firms

Former Staff Attorney Sues Quinn Emanuel, Alleges Race Discrimination in Assignments, Retaliation

Business of Law

Eversheds Offers Clients an Alternative to Its Own Lawyers—Its Own Contract Lawyers

E-Discovery

A New View of Review: Predictive Coding Vows to Cut E-Discovery Drudgery

Law Practice

A New View, Part 2: E-Discovery Changes Have Some Seeing a Career in Document Review

Contract Attorneys

Malpractice Suit Targets Quality of BigLaw’s Temporary Lawyers

Law Practice

Freelance Law: Lawyers’ Network Helps These Women Keep a Hand in the Workforce

Trials & Litigation

Jury Acquits Lawyer’s Girlfriend of Murdering Him, Convicts Her of Voluntary Manslaughter

Business of Law

Tort Firm Owes $158K Employment Tax Bill; Associate Attorneys Were Not Independent Contractors