Lawyer Pay

Law By the Numb#rs

A lawyer’s value, hour by hour

Lawyer Pay

Foley partner who claimed bias because of lesser pay loses in 6th Circuit

Contracts

Diamond McCarthy files clawback suit against firm’s own ex-partner, over $1.4M Dreier trustee fee

Careers

Cahill Gordon announces summer bonuses of $5K to $15K

Criminal Justice

Lawmaker lied to FBI about son’s law firm job, feds say; did lobby group fund son’s $50K raise?

Law Schools

Is law school like an undervalued stock? Job hunt could be ‘relative cinch’ for class of 2016

Solos & Small Firms

When letting a bill go unpaid can be good for business

Business of Law

BigLaw hiring is up, NALP survey says, but record law grad class vied for fewer overall jobs

Careers

Median salary is $95K for new law grads working in law firms, NALP study shows

Labor & Employment

Boycott seeking $70 per hour for court-appointed lawyers fizzled when other attorneys took the cases

Lawyer Pay

Courthouse custodians make more money than new prosecutors in this state

Women in the Law

Billing rates lag for female lawyers; are ‘backroom assessments’ to blame?

Firm Management

Firms raise partners’ contributions, delay payback

Business of Law

‘Profits chasm’ widens between most- and least-successful BigLaw firms, Am Law 100 survey finds

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer gets 10 years in double-billing case

Business of Law

Former name partner sues, seeks comp and says firm hasn’t removed his name from firm materials

Legal Ethics

Conflict waiver OK’d city lawyer’s work for others while drawing severance pay, his counsel says

Retirement

Don’t panic, plan: Regular saving and asset allocation help build a retirement

Midyear Meeting

24 percent of JDs who passed the bar in 2000 aren’t practicing law, survey finds

Partners

‘Anxious season’ for partners as initial law firm earnings reports show modest gains