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U.S. District Judge J. Michelle Childs, a potential U.S. Supreme Court nominee, wins high praise from lawyers who practiced before her and those who worked with her. But some liberal critics see her work for a management-side labor law firm as a negative.
Feb 3, 2022 9:27 AM CST
“Ten years of practicing law is an appropriate time to contemplate the past and reflect on what worked and what didn’t. If you’re a young lawyer or law student ... , I hope my experiences as a solo practitioner and the following lessons can help you.”
Feb 1, 2022 10:58 AM CST
It is not uncommon for law firms to contract with jury consultants and other professionals knowledgeable about litigation to assess how witnesses are being perceived and how they may want to present themselves. But Harris St. Laurent & Wechsler leaders call the decision to hire a psychologist as a member of the firm’s staff a unique initiative.
Feb 1, 2022 1:50 AM CST
One side effect of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is that lots of people have adopted pets. Turns out, a lot of these pet parents enjoyed spending time at home with their furry friends—some so much so that they refused to be separated from their best buddies. In fact, 75% of U.S.-based remote workers surveyed in July said they wanted to stay remote so they could take care of their pets.
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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
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