1961 ABA Journal Associates articles.
Even many summer associate positions fail to provide a realistic picture of what it is like to be an associate—or worse, they intentionally paint a false picture. After years of living through, talking about and guiding others through this process—including doing so formally as part of our firm’s associate development committee—we thought we would pass along some tips to the next generation of young associates.
Aug 1, 2021 12:50 AM CDT
Cravath tops Vault rankings
Vault has named its most prestigious law firms in America, based on a survey of associates at peer firms. The top five in the 2022 Vault…
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Justice Thomas questions government’s ‘half-in, half-out’ pot stance
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas said Monday the federal government may no longer have the authority to intrude on the states’…
Jun 29, 2021 4:34 PM CDTformer associate at Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith is facing an ethics complaint alleging that he recorded more than 2,000 annual hours on a closed pro bono case and earned a $12,000 bonus as a result.
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Dechert associate wins over Jeopardy! fans
Dechert associate Julia Markham Cameron won over Jeopardy! fans with her quirky facial expressions during an appearance earlier this month in which she…
Jun 14, 2021 4:29 PM CDT
Several law firms followed Milbank’s lead when it announced Thursday that it was raising pay for associates for the first-year class and for those with the most experience. Then Davis Polk & Wardwell announced Friday that it was topping the Milbank scale.
Jun 14, 2021 10:47 AM CDTwas first to raise associate pay in 2018, announced Thursday that it is raising pay for first-year associates to $200,000.
Jun 10, 2021 12:51 PM CDT
McDonald’s sued over voice recognition software
McDonald’s is accused of violating Illinois’ biometric privacy law by using voice recognition software to recognize repeat customers at drive-thrus. The suit, filed in…
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