Business of Law (Video)

39 ABA Journal Business of Law (Video) articles.

Law schools still ‘inaccurate’ on employment numbers, says law prof (video)

Ben Trachtenberg, associate professor at the University of Missouri School of Law, talks with Bloomberg Law’s Lee Pacchia about how a recent set of disciplinary actions against law school administrators…

Why is BigLaw hiring while demand falls? ‘Economically it makes no sense,’ says consultant (video)

Bruce MacEwen, law firm consultant and publisher at Adam Smith, Esq., talks with Bloomberg Law’s Lee Pacchia about the current state of BigLaw–specifically, how billing rates can be rising as…

How boutique firms can take on BigLaw (video)

Michael De Chiara, founding partner at Zetlin & De Chiara LLP talks to Bloomberg Law’s Lee Pacchia about guiding his boutique construction law firm through turbulent times in the legal…

BigLaw growth was ‘anemic’ for first half of 2013, reports Wells Fargo (video)

Jeff Grossman, a Senior Director at Wells Fargo Private Bank, talks with Bloomberg Law’s Lee Pacchia about his firm’s new report on the state of BigLaw.

The survey of 120…

Dechert looks to Hollywood for marketing edge (video)


Duncan Wiggetts, a London-based partner at Dechert, talks with Bloomberg Law’s Lee Pacchia about the release of A Price Worth Paying, a new…

New Republic reporter defends BigLaw-is-dying article (video)

Noam Scheiber, senior editor at The New Republic, talks with Bloomberg Law’s Lee Pacchia about his controversial article entitled Jul 25, 2013 4:05 PM CDT

Are companies like Axiom Law a threat to BigLaw? (video)

Axiom Law–which has 1,000 employees in 11 offices–isn’t a legal process outsourcer, claims its founder and CEO Mark Harris. But it’s also not a…

At-risk practice groups identified, more partner layoffs urged by law firm expert (video)

Strong law firms routinely lay off partners, having adopted the General Electric model of annually dismissing those individuals who are under-performing compared to their…

Should firms start the hiring season for law students later? (video)

Jay Grushkin, hiring partner at New York’s Milbank Tweed, talks with Bloomberg Law’s Lee Pacchia about how the hiring season has changed since the…

Weil Gotshal layoffs are start of a wave, consultant says (video)


Weil, Gotshal & Manges’ announcement this week that it is firing 60 associates and 110…

18-year low for law grad employment (video)


James Leipold, executive director for the National Association for Law Placement, talks with Bloomberg Law’s Lee Pacchia about his organization’s annual report on…

European M&As could rise despite risks, unstable economy (video)

Prospects for M&A activity in Europe are slowly beginning to improve, according to what Guy Norman, acting global head of mergers and acquisitions at…

Firms with blogs have seen increased revenue; is there a correlation? (video)

Kevin O’Keefe, founder of the social media company LexBlog, says that his company’s annual State of the…

Rainmakers are paid too much, says ‘Lawyer Bubble’ author (video)

The spread between the highest- and lowest-paid equity partners at the nation’s biggest firms has grown too large, according to Steven J. Harper, an…

Dewey’s bankruptcy lawyer: More large law firms will fail (video)

While failed law firms make for notoriously difficult bankrupty cases, Dewey & LeBoeuf’s time in bankruptcy court was quicker and easier than other notable…

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