2460 ABA Journal Large Firm articles.
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
A federal judge in Colorado has sanctioned Seyfarth Shaw and its client for misconduct during the discovery process.
May 17, 2022 11:26 AM CDT
Linklaters is the latest BigLaw firm in the United Kingdom to adopt a policy that provides resources and education regarding menopause.
May 11, 2022 11:13 AM CDT
Law firm profitability decreased in the first quarter of the year, as direct expenses increased 13.1% and overhead increased 9.9% from the same period last year, according to the Thomson Reuters Law Firm Financial Index.
May 11, 2022 8:39 AM CDT
A new survey of lawyers and staff members hailing mostly from BigLaw has found that anxiety, depression and isolation remain at concerning levels, despite a slight decrease in the percentages since the survey last year.
May 10, 2022 12:55 PM CDT
Large law firms significantly increased their numbers of diverse attorneys between 2019 and 2021, according to new data from Firm Prospects, which provides analysis of trends in the lateral hiring market.
May 3, 2022 3:08 PM CDT
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