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A former intellectual property associate at DLA Piper has filed a gender bias lawsuit alleging that DLA Piper fired her because she sought maternity leave.
Jun 7, 2023 10:10 AM CDT
Fenwick & West has pushed back the start date for first-year corporate and transaction associates.
Jun 2, 2023 9:35 AM CDT
A federal judge in Colorado has warned lawyers for litigants in a business dispute that he will not “sit idly by in the face of further mudslinging.”
May 24, 2023 10:30 AM CDT
There’s a saying, usually attributed to journalist Michael Kinsley, that in politics, a gaffe is when you inadvertently say something you believe but didn’t mean to disclose—maybe that taxes need to be raised or Social Security benefits trimmed.
May 23, 2023 8:42 AM CDT
Nearly one-third of all lateral candidates in 2022 raised “red flags,” which include undisclosed business affiliations, cultural incompatibility and inflated books of business, according to Decipher Investigative Intelligence.
May 19, 2023 10:32 AM CDT
Associate pay hikes cascaded during a “red-hot recruiting market” over the last two years, leading to a median base salary of $200,000 for new associates in 2023, according to Nikia L. Gray, the executive director of the National Association for Law Placement.
May 10, 2023 10:36 AM CDT
Work-life balance is still an issue for women lawyers working in BigLaw, according to a survey of nearly 200 women attorneys by legal intelligence provider Leopard Solutions.
May 9, 2023 11:21 AM CDT
A federal judge in New York City has chastised lawyers for Proskauer Rose for demanding five concessions from the opposing counsel in a job-bias case before granting his request for a pushed-back deadline because of the birth of his child.
May 9, 2023 8:50 AM CDT
Demand for legal services is down slightly, while lawyer head count is increasing—a combination that is resulting in a decline in average billable hours, according to a survey of BigLaw firms by Wells Fargo’s Legal Specialty Group.
May 4, 2023 12:02 PM CDT
Two Florida associates who hoped to take their clients with them when they left their personal injury law firm have been suspended from law practice for violating bar rules during that process.
Apr 25, 2023 12:04 PM CDT
Law firms looking for a way to save money without layoffs are increasingly adjusting associate class years, according to legal recruiters in California and New York who spoke with Law.com
Apr 25, 2023 9:31 AM CDT
Can teams operate in a gritty and growth mindset-oriented way, and if so, does that make them more successful?
Apr 24, 2023 4:07 PM CDT
While hiring and attrition of law firm associates have decreased from the historic high levels reported in 2021, they remained above levels from previous years in 2022, according to the NALP Foundation for Law Career Research and Education’s annual Update on Associate Attrition
report released Tuesday.
Apr 21, 2023 10:30 AM CDT
Forty-nine percent of surveyed lawyers in New Jersey have reported moderate to high levels of burnout, a percentage that is nearly twice as high as the level of burnout in the general U.S. working population, according to a survey by a task force of the New Jersey State Bar Association.
Apr 18, 2023 9:30 AM CDT
Ropes & Gray has told Law.com
that any job cuts being made at the law firm are the result of performance evaluations.
Apr 14, 2023 3:00 PM CDT
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