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Goodwin Procter is providing “thoughtfully curated weeklong” trips to associates and some other billers, so they can get relaxation time on the law firm’s tab.
Jan 27, 2022 2:33 PM CST
The battle for legal talent
has led two BigLaw firms to try new tacks to bolster recruitment.
Jan 26, 2022 10:25 AM CST
Several BigLaw firms have matched Milbank’s new higher pay scale for associates, but there could be some that are unable to keep up, according to legal consultants who spoke with Reuters.
Jan 26, 2022 9:55 AM CST
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough is adding 52 lawyers from a midsize firm and launching four new offices.
Jan 24, 2022 4:13 PM CST
The Illinois Supreme Court has suspended a former Vedder Price shareholder after a hearing board found that he double billed for legal services and then sought reimbursement for fake expenses from the money wrongly collected.
Jan 24, 2022 12:41 PM CST
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Jan 20, 2022 11:33 AM CST
Cooley has reportedly refused to fire an associate at the behest of its client Elon Musk, co-founder and CEO of Tesla, and it is apparently losing some Tesla business as a result, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal.
Jan 19, 2022 10:29 AM CST
A London barrister has sued Ropes & Gray for an alleged “unrelenting” workload that left her unable to continue with her career.
Jan 19, 2022 9:30 AM CST
Evisort co-founder Jake Sussman says when the company began developing its contract management and analysis platform, its goal was to use artificial intelligence as a last resort.
Jan 19, 2022 8:37 AM CST
The percentage of summer associates of color in major U.S. law firms increased by nearly 5 percentage points in 2021, increasing to 41.34%, according to a report released Wednesday by the National Association for Law Placement.
Jan 12, 2022 9:38 AM CST
Law firms “are spending huge amounts of money and putting their profits at increasing risk” as they battle to hold on to their associates, according to a report released Tuesday.
Jan 11, 2022 11:49 AM CST
The rapid movement of associates to new law firms continued through the third quarter of last year, according to new data from legal data company Decipher, which provides firms with due diligence on lateral hires.
Jan 6, 2022 2:34 PM CST
A Baltimore defense attorney, who allegedly helped a longtime client and convicted drug trafficker funnel money through his law firm, has been found guilty of conspiracy to commit money laundering.
Jan 4, 2022 2:47 PM CST
Feel like curling up next to the fireplace with a good read? Kevin Davis, the ABA Journal's managing editor, has curated a selection of our favorite feature stories that ran in the magazine and online in 2021.
Dec 23, 2021 10:41 AM CST
Verrill Dana and Smith Gambrell Russell have announced separate mergers with smaller firms that are effective Jan. 1.
Dec 23, 2021 10:15 AM CST
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