2450 ABA Journal Large Firm articles.
Several larger law firms plan to cover the cost of travel for employees' abortions following the U.S. Supreme Court's June 24 decision
overturning Roe v. Wade
Jun 29, 2022 11:53 AM CDT
The appellate litigators who established a Second Amendment right to carry guns outside the home in the U.S. Supreme Court are leaving Kirkland & Ellis because of a decision by the law firm.
Jun 27, 2022 9:24 AM CDT
The National Law Journal’s latest list of the top 500 U.S. law firms by head count saw some significant changes in rankings.
Jun 22, 2022 3:36 PM CDT
A lawyer for an Oklahoma inmate plans to seek a stay of execution after Reed Smith released a report on its independent investigation of the case, undertaken pro bono at the request of a bipartisan group of more than 30 state lawmakers.
Jun 17, 2022 10:57 AM CDT
Two larger law firms have announced mergers with smaller firms that add dozens of lawyers and expand their footprints.
Jun 14, 2022 3:24 PM CDT
Law firms seeking to hold on to top lawyers appear willing to pay higher amounts that increase the gap between their highest- and lowest-paid equity partners.
Jun 10, 2022 8:57 AM CDT
Law firms are hiring professionals, such as behavioral scientists, data experts, journalists and police officers, to help advise clients on risk and compliance.
Jun 2, 2022 3:00 PM CDT
Diversity gains among larger law firms this year were the largest since 2001, according to the American Lawyer’s 2022 Diversity Scorecard.
Jun 1, 2022 4:01 PM CDT
Former Perkins Coie partner Michael Sussmann was acquitted Tuesday on a charge of lying to the FBI in a prosecution pursued by a special counsel appointed by former U.S. Attorney General William Barr.
May 31, 2022 1:57 PM CDT
Legal malpractice insurers are reporting skyrocketing payouts of tens of millions of dollars, even as claims frequency remains relatively flat, according to a survey by insurance broker Ames & Gough.
May 31, 2022 8:57 AM CDT
A U.S. bankruptcy trustee is objecting to the hiring of a Hogan Lovells partner who would charge nearly $2,500 per hour to handle appeals in the Chapter 11 case of a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary.
May 25, 2022 8:31 AM CDT
Ads exaggerate size of McDonald’s, Wendy’s burgers, suit says
Food stylists for McDonald’s and Wendy’s undercook hamburger patties portrayed in advertising to make them appear 15% to 20% larger than…
May 20, 2022 2:12 PM CDT
With pressure mounting on Western companies after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, some law firms realized they needed to do more than just part ways with clients and decided to wind down operations in the country altogether.
May 18, 2022 10:48 AM CDT
Vinson & Elkins has hired seven career coaches and embedded them in firm practice groups. They will intervene as needed to get associates and partners on the right track.
May 18, 2022 9:43 AM CDT
The bankruptcy trustee for LeClairRyan has reached a $21 million settlement with the company that she accused of helping to further plunge the law firm into insolvency.
May 18, 2022 8:41 AM CDT
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