Large Firm

Business of Law

Why are so many former Dewey partners moving on to new firms?

Business of Law

Patent team exits Womble Carlyle to open new Silicon Valley office for Downey Brand

Legal Ethics

Two Duane Morris partners resign after malpractice suit alleges their own LLC collected fees

Business of Law

Slater & Gordon makes $947M offer to acquire major UK personal injury law firm

Legal Technology

Which BigLaw firms were targets in cyberattacks? Internal Citigroup report lists two of them

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge scolds BigLaw lawyers for ‘behemoth pleadings’ and ‘prolixity’

Business of Law

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

Trials & Litigation

Former Willkie partner accused of defrauding her firm faces scrutiny in credit-card cases

U.S. Supreme Court

BigLaw partner won’t be sanctioned for jargon-filled SCOTUS petition; others are forewarned

Law Firms

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

Civil Procedure

Oops! Mislabeled docket notices don’t excuse blown deadline in $40M appeal, appeals court says

Business of Law

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

Layoffs

Goodwin Procter lays off lawyers and staffers, notes drop in demand for litigation services

Business of Law

Study: Not only law school prestige but proximity points graduates to BigLaw partnership

Law Firms

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

Trials & Litigation

Family sues BigLaw firm, says ex-partner funneled $60M from its trusts

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

Business of Law

8 Pillsbury partners exit for Winston & Strawn; will other departures follow?