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Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner has laid off 34 employees across its U.S. offices and another 13 employees overseas, the law firm announced Thursday.
May 25, 2023 10:12 AM CDT
Ari Kaplan recently spoke with Marc Zamsky and Marla Crawford, the CEO and general counsel, respectively, for Cimplifi, an integrated legal services provider that aligns e-discovery and contract analytics for corporate legal departments and law firms.
May 25, 2023 9:03 AM CDT
Thomson Reuters said Tuesday it had partnered with Microsoft to create a contract drafting plug-in for Word powered by artificial intelligence and plans to roll out generative AI integration for its suite of legal products, including Westlaw Precision, later this year.
May 23, 2023 2:20 PM CDT
ChatGPT and other conversational artificial intelligence built with large language models could radically change how the legal industry operates, giving early adopters a major advantage.
May 11, 2023 3:26 PM CDT
Dechert laid off 55 lawyers and 43 business professionals Tuesday, as the law firm began implementing cuts to “align our staffing levels with demand.”
May 10, 2023 9:33 AM CDT
Legal research company LexisNexis became the latest adopter of generative artificial intelligence in the legal industry Thursday by rolling out a new platform for case research and document drafting.
May 5, 2023 9:54 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
More than 110 lawyers are leaving Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith to join a new law firm founded by two of its longtime lawyers.
May 2, 2023 3:03 PM CDT
Ari Kaplan recently spoke with Eric Thurston, the president and CEO of SurePoint Technologies, a provider of client management, practice management and financial management software to law firms nationwide.
Apr 24, 2023 3:31 PM CDT
In 2023, work is accomplished in very different ways than in years past. Because of pandemic-related technology adoption, familiarity with cloud computing and remote work tools has increased dramatically.
Apr 24, 2023 11:48 AM CDT
Fifty law firms had gross revenue of $1 billion or more in 2022, including 18 firms
with more than $2 billion in gross revenue, according to the latest rankings published by Law.com.
Apr 20, 2023 1:25 PM CDT
After years of unbridled hiring, a growing number of tech companies recently have made headlines with layoffs and recruiting slowdowns. In-house counsel jobs, especially at tech companies, are not exempt
Apr 20, 2023 8:51 AM CDT
Eighty-three percent of surveyed attorneys report they are stressed at least some of the time, but 71% of the lawyers would not switch careers if given a chance for a do-over, according to survey findings by Law360 Pulse.
Apr 12, 2023 8:43 AM CDT
Much has been written about the mental health crisis in the legal profession. Certainly, external factors like billable hours and client demands play a large role in creating anxiety and stress in the profession; but there are also internal factors created by “thinking like a lawyer” that deserve more focus.
Apr 11, 2023 1:46 PM CDT
A Paul Hastings associate’s best-practices advice to junior colleagues in an internal presentation wasn’t that far off the mark, legal observers said. But its tone was lacking.
Apr 6, 2023 9:30 AM CDT
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