2500 ABA Journal Large Firm articles.
Baker McKenzie is apparently the first law firm to kick off BigLaw’s bonus season. Baker McKenzie’s year-end bonuses range from $20,000 for the class of 2021 to $115,000 for the class of 2015 and over.
Nov 21, 2022 12:34 PM CST
Trump wins dismissal of suits by niece, former lawyer
Nov 18, 2022 9:21 AM CST
Nov 14, 2022 10:19 AM CST
Judge strikes down student-debt relief
U.S. District Judge Mark Pittman of Fort Worth, Texas, ruled Thursday that the Biden administration’s plan to forgive some federal student-loan debt was an unconstitutional…
Nov 11, 2022 3:14 PM CST
Law firm profitability slowed in the third quarter of 2022, according to new data released Monday, as large firms faced rising expenses driven by higher wages and overhead costs.
Nov 8, 2022 2:05 PM CST
Kirkland & Ellis charges clients more for in-house copying services that do other BigLaw firms, according to a review of bankruptcy filings.
Nov 8, 2022 8:57 AM CST
Alex Spiro—a lawyer with a celebrity client list—has become one of Tesla CEO and Twitter owner Elon Musk’s “closest lieutenants, confidants and consiglieres,” according to a profile.
Nov 7, 2022 2:40 PM CST
Nov 4, 2022 9:11 AM CDT
Updated: Several law firms are dropping, shunning or no longer representing rapper Kanye West, now known as Ye, following his antisemitic remarks. Ye caused a stir when he tweeted that he wants to go “death con 3 on Jewish people.”
Oct 27, 2022 11:06 AM CDT
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Oct 25, 2022 11:53 AM CDT
The legal profession is predominantly white, and it has long struggled with diversity. But in recent years, large law firms have sharpened their focus on hiring and retaining more diverse lawyers. Part of the effort has been on expanding the so-called pipeline, so there is a deeper pool of diverse talent at the recruiting stage.
Oct 24, 2022 8:46 AM CDT
The average male law firm partner earns 34% more than the average female partner, which is less of a differential than in prior years, according to a survey by recruiting firm Major, Lindsey & Africa in association with Law360.
Oct 20, 2022 10:06 AM CDT
A fired K&L Gates partner was convicted Monday on three counts of cyberstalking for sending thousands of harassing emails to three colleagues.
Oct 18, 2022 11:55 AM CDT