Mergers & Acquisitions
477 ABA Journal Mergers & Acquisitions articles.
Apr 12, 2021 9:20 AM CDT
Increasing revenue while cutting down on billable hours? ‘AI for Lawyers’ says it’s possible
As the founders of a company that provides AI-powered contract analysis software, Kira Systems' Noah Waisberg and Alexander Hudek are used to facing skepticism, fear and doubt from attorneys. Will AI steal their jobs? Would using it violate ethics rules? How can it be good for a business model that relies on the billable hour to cut down on the amount of time that it takes to review a contract?
Apr 7, 2021 9:17 AM CDT
Law firms are pulling out all the stops in hot hiring market for some lateral associates
Law firms are offering signing bonuses and quickly extending job offers in a bid to lure corporate-transactions associates in a hot hiring market, according to a report by Law.com.
Apr 1, 2021 9:43 AM CDT
Lawsuit challenges tax provision in COVID-19 relief bill
Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has filed a lawsuit challenging a tax provision in the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package. The provision…
Mar 18, 2021 4:33 PM CDT
Who’s Zooming who in the lateral partner market?
During my firm’s annual review meeting to discuss a tumultuous 2020, luckily, my phone rang. It was a law firm partner curious about the state of the lateral partner market.
Mar 16, 2021 9:37 AM CDT
Quinn Emanuel and Boies Schiller shun merger idea
Neither Boies Schiller Flexner nor Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan are embracing a legal recruiter’s suggestion that the two firms should merge.…
Feb 1, 2021 4:17 PM CST
First female judge will preside over Illinois criminal court
Judge Erica Reddick was appointed as presiding judge of the Cook County Criminal Court in Chicago on Monday, marking the first…
Jan 5, 2021 4:25 PM CST
2 competing legal research companies announce merger
Fastcase and Casemaker, two competing legal research companies that have previously faced off in litigation, announced Tuesday that they have merged.
Jan 5, 2021 2:13 PM CST
BigLaw firm expands presence in Midwest with latest merger
Cincinnati-based Dinsmore & Shohl started the new year by announcing that it acquired Wooden McLaughlin, a 47-attorney firm that has offices in three Indiana cities.
Jan 5, 2021 9:22 AM CST
Dentons will combine with Alabama law firm
Dentons has announced that it will combine with Sirote & Permutt, an Alabama law firm with 86 lawyers and offices in five locations.…
Dec 23, 2020 4:07 PM CST
New ACLU lawyer is accused of firing gun at ex-wife’s car
A newly hired lawyer with the American Civil Liberties Union of Utah was arrested for allegedly firing a gun…
Dec 21, 2020 4:03 PM CST
Dec 9, 2020 12:54 PM CST
Supreme Court rejects challenge to Pennsylvania election results
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected an emergency request to overturn election results in Pennsylvania that favored President-elect Joe Biden. Today…
Dec 8, 2020 4:45 PM CST
BigLaw firm’s acquisition will produce largest information and discovery law practice in US
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough is joining with the Redgrave law firm to produce the nation’s largest and most comprehensive information and discovery law practice, the law firms announced Tuesday.
Nov 17, 2020 1:16 PM CST
Nov 6, 2020 2:12 PM CST
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