1929 ABA Journal Associates articles.
More minorities are getting hired as associates, but law firm leadership is mostly white and male because of a diversity “bottleneck” and higher rates of minority attrition, according to an ABA survey report released Tuesday.
Feb 17, 2021 12:51 PM CST
BigLaw firm partners with Legal Innovators in pipeline program
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe is partnering on a pipeline program with Legal Innovators, a startup alternative legal services provider that…
Feb 16, 2021 4:50 PM CST
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has allowed two former Jones Day associates to add a claim to their bias lawsuit that the law firm retaliated against them through a press release.
Feb 16, 2021 2:47 PM CST
Perkins Coie associate Zachary Newkirk will appear in Jeopardy
’s tournament of champions later this year after winning six games.
Feb 5, 2021 2:13 PM CST
Law firms saw a 9.9% growth in net income last year after cutting discretionary expenses and laying off lawyers, according to two reports released this week.
Feb 3, 2021 2:31 PM CST
Michigan governor seeks disbarment of election lawyers
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is seeking disbarment of Texas lawyer Sidney Powell and three Michigan lawyers for claims made in unsuccessful lawsuits…
Feb 2, 2021 4:55 PM CST
A federal judge in New Jersey has dismissed Cole Schotz’s claims against a former bankruptcy associate whom it had accused of revealing two confidential law firm documents and threatening to disclose even more.
Feb 2, 2021 3:48 PM CST
Progress is slow for law firms seeking to increase representation of female and minority lawyers, according to a new report by the National Association for Law Placement.
Feb 2, 2021 12:30 PM CST
Law firm diversity scorecards, committees, summits and action plans aren’t working, according to Coca-Cola general counsel Bradley M. Gayton.
Jan 28, 2021 12:39 PM CST
Among those pardoned by President Donald Trump on Tuesday is a former associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, who pleaded guilty in the special counsel probe of Russian election influence in 2016.
Dec 23, 2020 10:32 AM CST
More than 600 law firms received forgivable loans of more than $2 million under the government’s Paycheck Protection Program.
Dec 22, 2020 3:38 PM CST
Law firms are continuing to roll out their bonus announcements with some differentiation emerging. Baker McKenzie kicked off BigLaw bonus season in November, when it announced plans to pay bonuses to its U.S. associates ranging from $15,000 to $100,000.
Dec 22, 2020 1:51 PM CST
Google is hit with third antitrust lawsuit
Google is facing a third lawsuit that alleges anti-competitive conduct. The new suit—filed Thursday by 35 states, along with Puerto Rico, Guam and…
Dec 17, 2020 4:51 PM CST
Summer associate class sizes continued to shrink in 2020, mostly because of smaller programs in law firms of more than 700 lawyers, according to a survey released Wednesday by the National Association for Law Placement.
Dec 16, 2020 9:41 AM CST
Ex-Jones Day associates drop class action claims in bias lawsuit
Former female associates suing Jones Day for alleged bias have agreed to drop their class action claims of systemic…
Dec 15, 2020 4:30 PM CST
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