2062 ABA Journal Associates articles.
As more law firms mandate or encourage three days per week in the office, one is using the threat of reduced bonuses to get associates back in the building.
Jan 26, 2023 3:14 PM CST
Kirkland & Ellis is arguing that a fired associate’s lawsuit against the firm should be tossed partly because a harassment claim under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act can’t be based on “routine performance management.”
Jan 25, 2023 2:17 PM CST
A former Dentons associate in Chicago has received a short suspension for his claim that he had reviewed 425 documents for a client, when in reality he had reviewed only 20 of those documents.
Jan 19, 2023 1:14 PM CST
A Connecticut lawyer is accused in an ethics presentment of violating laws on unauthorized access to a computer system, after his network administrator downloaded emails from an exiting associate’s personal email account.
Jan 18, 2023 10:19 AM CST
Lawyers of color continue to make gains in the associate ranks at major U.S. law firms, but their progress at the partnership level “has moved at a more sluggish pace,” according to a report released Thursday by the National Association for Law Placement.
Jan 12, 2023 11:29 AM CST
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan has laid off nine lawyers and 18 staff members and business professionals.
Jan 9, 2023 10:47 AM CST
Goodwin Procter announced lawyer and staff layoffs in an internal memo Thursday that will affect 5% of its timekeepers and nonlawyer professionals.
Jan 5, 2023 4:16 PM CST
Covington County, Alabama, a quaint yet inviting area near the Florida line, is where I spent the summer before my final year of law school at the University of Alabama. With a population of 37,000, Covington County would perhaps appear to be an unusual location to fully maximize early professional connections and final pregraduation experience. However, summer 2022 in that rural community was more valuable than any job a big city could have afforded me.
Dec 22, 2022 8:39 AM CST
A New Jersey mom taking her daughter to see a show featuring the Rockettes as part of a Girl Scouts field trip was recently ousted from the Radio City Music Hall because facial recognition technology identified her as a lawyer at a law firm that sued a related venue.
Dec 21, 2022 2:16 PM CST
Rudy Giuliani committed ethics violation in election suit, committee says
A hearing committee in Washington, D.C., made a preliminary finding Thursday that lawyer Rudy Giuliani committed at least one ethics…
Dec 16, 2022 3:00 PM CST
A California law firm is looking for a real estate litigation associate fluent in Latin and the flexibility to work “extremely long hours” to handle “all work that the managing partner is simply too important to handle.”
Dec 13, 2022 11:26 AM CST
An intrepid cavalier King Charles spaniel inspired a microincubator program aimed at giving associates room to develop leadership skills, foster creative thinking and facilitate collaboration with colleagues in different locations and practice areas.
Dec 12, 2022 8:45 AM CST
Several law firms are following the lead of Baker McKenzie and Cravath, Swaine & Moore in announcing year-end bonuses tracking their scales, but some are offering even more money for high-billing lawyers or exceptional work.
Dec 8, 2022 9:35 AM CST
Cooley has laid off 78 lawyers and 72 paralegals and business professionals as a result of “overcapacity” following an “unexpected economic downturn.”
Dec 1, 2022 9:42 AM CST
Cravath, Swaine & Moore is paying year-end associate bonuses on a scale that mostly matches that of Baker McKenzie.
Nov 30, 2022 10:32 AM CST
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