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Law Firms

Husch Blackwell merges with Wisconsin law firm

Law Firms

More law firms help associates find lenders to refinance student debt; will firms help pay?

Trials & Litigation

BigLaw firm seeks $3.7M from attorney’s estate, says he intentionally filed ‘bogus case’

Legal Ethics

Does Dentons’ verein structure shield it from conflict claim? Malpractice suit says the answer is no

Partners

Two BigLaw partners writing on firm stationery are among four lawyers supporting Hastert

Mergers & Acquisitions

Pepper Hamilton and Reed Smith call a halt to merger talks

Business of Law

Growth in BigLaw slows to lowest level since recession; a ‘daunting year’ lies ahead

Criminal Justice

Former BigLaw lawyer is sentenced to six months in prison

Careers

Women lawyers at Wall Street firms are rarely partners, study finds

Law Firms

9-lawyer group exits Carlton Fields for Duane Morris

Criminal Justice

Former Locke Lord IT engineer gets 9 years, owes $1.69M for hack into firm’s computer system

Law Firms

8-partner government contracts group leaps from Jenner to MoFo

Law Firms

Pepper Hamilton and Reed Smith are discussing a possible merger

Obituaries

Robert MacCrate, former ABA president, dies at age 94

Obituaries

‘Queen of pro bono’ Esther Lardent dies at age 68

Law Firms

As its stock hovers near a record low, Slater & Gordon GC resigns after two months

Bankruptcy Law

Former Dewey & LeBoeuf partners not liable for unpaid rent, judge rules

Careers

Top deal lawyer leaves Cravath for Paul Weiss

Lawyer Pay

More law firms raise starting pay to $160K outside New York; Holland & Knight is latest to do so

Law Practice Management

Some law firms use ‘Moneyball’ approach to assess lateral hiring