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Post-Shakeout Move by Mayer Brown Dept. Head

The musical chairs game continues at Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw, following the demotion and/or outright dismissal of 45 partners last month.

New York City-based Gary Friedman, who was chair…

N.J. Law Firm Acquires Stake in Minority Firm

New Jersey-based McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter is acquiring a 49 percent stake in a minority-owned law firm, according to the Newark Star-Ledger.

Managing partner Edward Deutsch…

Real-Estate Lawyers Move to Luce, Forward

Timothy Tosta and four other real-estate attorneys will be moving to Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps to help build its San Francisco office.

The Recorder reports Tosta is…

Did Bad Morale Send DOJ Lawyers Packing?

Several lawyers have left the U.S. Department of Justice as the controversy continues over the firing of eight U.S. attorneys.

None of the attorneys contacted by the Apr 24, 2007 12:51 PM CDT

Minority Boutique Partners With Day Pitney

Minority Boutique Partners With Day Pitney

Day Pitney based in Hartford, Conn., and Morristown, N.J., is forming a “strategic alliance” with a minority-owned law firm.

Day Pitney hopes the alliance…

Business Booming for Lobbying Law Firms

Business is booming at lobbying law firms in Washington, D.C., as clients seek help reaching out to the new Democratic-controlled Congress, the Washington Post reports.

Patton Boggs…

Lateral Makes an Unusual Move to Wachtell

For just the third time in 42 years, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz will be hiring a lateral partner, the American Lawyer reports.

Joining the firm on…

Law Firms Profit From Hedge Fund Work

Hedge funds’ legal fees are boosting the bottom line at law firms, the New York Times reports.

Business is booming because activist shareholders are bringing…

Lawyer Retirements Loom

Forced retirement of hundreds of thousands of baby boomer lawyers in coming years could affect their mental health as well as their pocketbooks, according to a story in the

Harriet Miers Rejoins Texas Firm

Former White House counsel Harriet Miers is rejoining her Texas law firm.

Miers, a former chair of the ABA Journal Board of Editors, will be back at her desk at…

Florida Law Firms Prepare for Disaster

Florida Law Firms Prepare for Disaster

Miami-area law firms are investing in technology to protect their records and keep connected in the event of a hurricane.

One well-prepared firm, Shutts…

More Law Firms Offering Day Care

More law firms are offering on-site day care to attract lawyers, the National Law Journal reports.

The idea is “being kicked around,” says Marci Krufka, a…

Minneapolis Law Firm to Close Its Doors May 31

A 47-year landmark in the Minneapolis legal landscape will disappear on May 31. Rider Bennett announced today that the 91-lawyer midsize firm will close that day because of what managing…

Law Firms are Big Losers in Weight Contest

In a hard-fought battle of the bulge that pitted 10 law firms against each other in a contest to see who could lose the most weight, Indianapolis-based Locke Reynolds is…

93 Jenkens Attorneys Working at Hunton

A week ago, Lynnette R. Warman was a partner at Dallas-based Jenkens & Gilchrist, where she had worked for nearly 20 years. Today, she is one of 93 former Jenkens…

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