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Lawyers who received litigation funding from Pravati Capital are sometimes tripped up by contract provisions that leave them owing more than double the amount that they borrowed.
Nov 18, 2021 11:00 AM CST
Law firm business leaders are bullish about the future of the legal industry, but they are increasingly concerned about the impact of talent wars on profitability, according to a survey released Tuesday.
Nov 17, 2021 9:12 AM CST
Several law firms have announced their largest new partner classes on record amid a push to reward lawyers and create an incentive for associates to stay.
Nov 15, 2021 3:35 PM CST
The nation’s 50 highest-grossing law firms continue to outpace other higher-earning firms in growth in income, net revenue and demand, according to financial data.
Nov 15, 2021 12:05 PM CST
Contract lawyers forced to use facial recognition monitoring while they work at home are frustrated with the intrusive and error-prone surveillance that forces them to log back in when they are perceived to be unfocused.
Nov 15, 2021 9:50 AM CST
Modernizing your website isn’t superfluous to your business plan—it’s a key part of its success, according to this legal sector-focused brand strategist and multidisciplinary designer.
Nov 15, 2021 8:53 AM CST
Steve Bannon is indicted for contempt of Congress
Steve Bannon, a former adviser to former President Donald Trump, was indicted Friday for contempt of Congress for failing to comply with…
Nov 12, 2021 3:43 PM CST
Some law firms trying to hold on to their lawyers are offering special bonuses and perks, making counteroffers, offering more interesting work, and promoting on a shortened timeline.
Nov 10, 2021 4:15 PM CST
Lawyers and staff members at top law firms overwhelmingly favored President Joe Biden and Democratic Party organizations in campaign contributions than former President Donald Trump, according to a law professor’s analysis.
Nov 10, 2021 11:24 AM CST
The partnership track has gotten longer in recent years, according to experts who spoke with Law.com
and about 42% of newer partners responding to an American Lawyer poll.
Nov 9, 2021 11:20 AM CST
Kirkland & Ellis has apparently received a $200 million contingency fee in its representation of a company claiming that its purchase of chemical businesses was marred by the seller’s fraud and breach of contract.
Nov 9, 2021 9:21 AM CST
A fired legal assistant at Fox Rothschild is defending her decision to include a partly redacted, sexually explicit photo as an exhibit in her proposed amended lawsuit alleging sexual misconduct by a lawyer at the law firm.
Nov 8, 2021 4:31 PM CST
Direct expenses at larger law firms increased 7.2% in the last year, mostly driven by a jump in associate compensation, according to the latest Peer Monitor Index report by Thomson Reuters.
Nov 8, 2021 12:23 PM CST
Several midsize law firms are boosting starting pay for associates next year in a bid to stay competitive.
Nov 5, 2021 3:31 PM CDT
‘Copyright troll’ lawyer is suspended in NY
A New York appeals court has suspended a lawyer once deemed a “copyright troll” because of the large number of Nov 5, 2021 3:16 PM CDT
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