Law Firms

11827 ABA Journal Law Firms articles.

Propelled by Pro Bono

A new emphasis on pro bono helped boost Morgan, Lewis & Bockius 94 spots on American Lawyer’s pro bono rankings.

A talk by the firm’s chairman, Francis Milone, at a…

Fired Lawyer’s ERISA Claim Tossed

A federal judge has dismissed a claim filed by a former Holland & Knight partner who claims he was improperly fired.

John Weir claims the firm fired him at age…

Money Loves Power

Ask most people about nuclear energy, and they’ll mention disasters like Three Mile Island or Chernobyl.

Who Needs Harvard?

Grads from lower-ranked law schools can get to the big firms, too

Selling Law on an Open Market

The world’s first publicly traded law firm ignites debate

An Uncommon Blend

It’s a common conundrum for many small, minority-owned law firms looking to crack the big leagues: Fortune 500 corporations want to send them work, but sometimes the work requires more…

Lewis & Roca Grows With Merger

Phoenix-based Lewis and Roca will merge with a smaller Nevada firm, Beckley Singleton.

The move has been a long time in the making. Merger discussions have been underway since December…

Howrey’s ‘Bold Move’: Merit Pay

Associates at Howrey will get raises based on performance rather than seniority.

The 630-lawyer firm says it will eliminate its lockstep compensation system beginning next year, the Recorder

Weiss, Lerach: No Deal to Plea Deal

Updated: Famed plaintiff securities lawyers Melvin Weiss and William Lerach reportedly have said no deal to a plea deal offered by federal prosecutors in a criminal kickbacks case against the…

Firm Tops in N.Y. Associate Satisfaction

Patterson Belknap Webb has earned seventh place on American Lawyer’s A-List for associate satisfaction, the highest of any New York law firm.

At the same time, the firm…

London Lawyers, Like Americans, Struggle for Work-Life Balance

London used to be considered by many a kinder, gentler place for lawyers to work than comparable American cities. But seemingly successful attorneys there are leaving the profession, too, and…

Law Firm Markets Product Discounts

Looking for a discount on a foot rub, your next visit to a tanning salon–or legal services? Brown & Crouppen offers them all, via its “VIP Platinum Card.”

Plus, the…

Sedgwick Buys Real Estate Boutique

Six lawyers from a San Francisco real estate boutique have merged with Sedgwick Detert Moran & Arnold, amping up the 350-lawyer defense and business firm’s real estate practice.

Led by…

Cravath Signs $900 M Midtown Lease

One of New York’s best-known white-shoe law firms has agreed to pay a breathtaking $900 million to renew its lease on 600,000 square feet of office space in midtown Manhattan…

Guard Changing at Cozen O’Connor

The guard is about to change Cozen O’Connor, a 546-lawyer Philadelphia-based law firm known as an international insurance coverage powerhouse.The two name partners, although they have signed employment contracts to…

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