Law Firms

Trials & Litigation

Attorney accused in claimed $2.3M law firm scheme has settled suit, is discussing deal with feds

Legal Ethics

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

Evidence

Law firm appeals ruling that ex-client can discover communications with in-house counsel

Careers

After a career change, Blind Melon guitarist is a BigLaw lawyer

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

Election Law

Cozen can write off $448K election-case bill without having it count as a campaign contribution

Business of Law

9 remaining lawyers at Houston litigation boutique to join Vorys Sater

Celebrities

Dr. Dre hands out big bonuses to attorneys and staff at his longtime law firm

White-Collar Crime

Ex-administrator helped convict 6 lawyers, feds say, asking that judge cut her prison time in half

Law Practice Management

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

Criminal Justice

Lawyer who survived leap into river disclosed ‘huge Ponzi scheme’ in suicide note, prosecutors say

Lawyer Pay

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

Labor & Employment

Unemployment benefits can’t be collected by lawyer accused of drinking on job, appeals court says

Question of the Week

What do you think has been the most successful law firm merger, past or present?

Law Practice Management

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

Tort Law

Family files RICO suit against lawyers and law firms over claimed barratry after auto accident

Appellate Practice

BigLaw patent lawyer faces possible sanction over petition filed with US Supreme Court

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge axes suit against law firm in sunken-treasure hoax, sets sanctions hearing for partner