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Paul Hastings to Get Name on Chinese School

Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker will contribute at least $40,000 to build a school in a remote village in China.

Seth Zachary, chairman of the Los Angeles-based firm, told the…

Partner Jumps to WilmerHale

A corporate partner from Proskauer Rose in New York is leaving for WilmerHale.

Brian B. Margolis has expertise in equity offerings and has represented Israeli companies seeking to invest here,…

Bingham’s Third Merger ‘Risky at Best’

Bingham McCutchen’s acquisition of Los Angeles litigation boutique Alschuler Grossman appears to be a good fit, but one recruiter says Bingham’s rapid growth is risky.

Alschuler will shore…

LA Firm Merges with Bingham McCutchen

Bingham McCutchen is beefing up its Los Angeles litigation practice by combining with Alschuler Grossman, a 40-lawyer litigation boutique.

The merger is Bingham’s eighth since 1997, a May 1, 2007 8:12 PM CDT

Top Grossing Am Law Firms Get Local Spin

Newspapers are putting a local spin on American Lawyer’s latest list of top grossing firms.

The magazine’s survey found that most equity partners at the largest U.S. law…

Foley Lures Lawyer for China Office

Foley & Lardner will be opening a China office headed by a lawyer moving from Weil, Gotshal & Manges.

Catherine Sun will be working on matters relating to the 2007…

LA Firm May be Liable for Cash Grab

A Los Angeles law firm may be held liable for the conduct of one of its partners who removed bags of cash from a client’s condo, a California appeals court…

Sullivan & Cromwell Can’t Get Bias Suit Tossed

A Manhattan judge has rebuffed Sullivan & Cromwell’s effort to dismiss a sexual orientation suit filed against it.

Chicago Law Firm Raids Competitor’s N.C. Office

Chicago-based Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal has established a new office in Charlotte, N.C., raiding one of the local offices of Atlanta-based Kilpatrick Stockton in order to do so.

A total…

Prosecutor Joins Proskauer Rose

A high-profile prosecutor is joining Proskauer Rose in New York CIty as a member of its white-collar defense and internal-investigations group.

Dietrich “Dieter” L. Snell had prosecuted cases involving terrorism,…

Garnished Grandmas Unaware of Protections

Some debt collectors are garnishing Social Security payments in violation of federal law.

Banks earn a range of fees on garnishment orders and don’t check the source of funds when…

Milberg Lawyer Challenges ‘Kickback’ Charge

A lawyer who once worked at Milberg Weiss Bershad & Schulman in New York is taking issue with the government’s definition of the term “kickback.”

Steven G. Schulman is seeking…

Am Law 100: Most Top Partners Earn $1 Million or More

Equity partners at most of the 100 largest U.S. law firms are making an profit of at least $1 million a year.

Pay Goes Up for Some London Associates

Pay is going up for new lawyers at some London law firms.

Starting pay will be $130,000 a year at Allen & Overy and $127,000 at Clifford Chance, according to…

Simpson Thacher Opens in China

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett’s new Beijing office will be headed by a lawyer from a British law firm, the New York Law Journal reports.


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