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Will Career Associate Programs Cause Resentment? At Orrick, Lawyers Cite the Benefits

David Perry, a 2009 Northwestern law grad, has $150,000 in law school debt and a lower paying career associate job at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe.

Perry, 37, tells the

Around the Blawgosphere: How Firms Boost Their Bills; Blogger Service Breakdown; Tracking Laterals

Bill, Baby, Bill

Daniel Fisher writes at the Forbes blog Full Disclosure about ways that law firms inflate their legal bills. A slideshow of nine…

Ex-Ropes & Gray Lawyer Says Pay Jealousy Spurred His Insider Trading Tips

A former Ropes & Gray lawyer said Thursday that he provided tips in an insider trading scheme because he was jealous of Wall Street salaries.

Holland & Hart Expands by 29 Lawyers in Salt Lake City

Holland & Hart is expanding in Salt Lake City while Holme Roberts & Owen is shrinking there.

Seven more partners have jumped from Holme Roberts to Holland & Hart, after…

Ohio Law Firm Introduces App That Notifies Potential Hires About Available Jobs

Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff, an Ohio law firm, today revealed a free iTunes app that sends out notices when attorney positions open up, the Plain Dealer

Bingham Must Pay Recruiter $1.9 Million for McKee Acquisition, Arbitrator Orders

Bingham McCutchen must pay a legal recruiter nearly $1.9 million for his role in the firm’s 2009 merger with McKee Nelson, a California arbitrator ordered yesterday.

Alan Miles arranged a…

2Ls Have to Argue a Hypothetical in Pepper Hamilton’s ‘Hot Seat’ Interviews

Law students interviewing for summer associate positions at Pepper Hamilton can’t just rely on transcripts or law review experience to prove their legal abilities.

Instead students will have to argue…

LinkedIn Expects to Pay Wilson Sonsini $1.5 Million in IPO Legal Fees

LinkedIn is expected to raise more than $405 million in an initial public offering this week, and according to registration papers filed with the SEC, the networking site…

Hogan Lovells Partner Ousted, Accused of Padding Expense Accounts by $1.6M

A litigation partner at Hogan Lovells in London has been ousted after the firm alleged he padded his expense accounts by more than 1 million pounds over a four-year period.

Reed Smith Hires 11 More Lawyers from K&L Gates for New E-Discovery Practice

Reed Smith has hired 11 lawyers and three staffers from K&L Gates for its new e-discovery practice group.

The group is joining David Cohen, who was co-chair of the e-discovery…

Akin Gump Raids Chadbourne for 4-Partner Project Finance Team

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld has raided Chadbourne & Parke for a four-partner project finance team in Los Angeles.

The new Akin Gump lawyers are Thomas Dupuis, Lloyd MacNeil,…

King & Spalding Partner Makes Modestly Helpful Bid to ‘Man Up’ to DOMA Mess, PR Expert Says

Yet another partner at King & Spalding has stepped forward and issued a mea culpa over the firm’s decision drop its defense of the federal…

Milbank Spends $5.8M a Year on Biz-School Classes, Finds ‘Retention Sweet Spot’

Is Milbank Tweed’s plan to send its midlevel associates to Harvard for eight weeks of intensive business training just another public relations maneuver?

Indiana University law school professor

Aggressive Tax Lawyer or Criminal? Jury to Decide re 2 Ex-Jenkens & Gilchrist Partners

Were Paul Daugerdas and Donna Guerin simply aggressive tax lawyers doing their job by doing their best for their clients?

Or, as the government contends, did the two former Jenkens…

King & Spalding Raids Hogan Lovells, Is Opening New Moscow Office

King & Spalding is planning to open a new office in Moscow staffed by a five-lawyer team that formerly worked together at Hogan & Hartson.

The group, which now comes…

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