654 ABA Journal Midsize Firm articles.
Goldberg Segalla has said it has made “significant changes” to a planned bonus program that required bonuses to be paid in installments and docked associates for billable hour credit when clients didn’t pay up.
Nov 23, 2020 8:52 AM CST
Jeffrey Toobin is fired after Zoom incident
The New Yorker has fired legal journalist Jeffrey Toobin after he reportedly exposed himself on a Zoom call last month. Toobin has…
Nov 12, 2020 3:24 PM CST
The law firm Porter Wright Morris & Arthur has withdrawn from its representation of the Trump campaign in a federal lawsuit filed Monday evening that alleged voting irregularities across the state of Pennsylvania.
Nov 10, 2020 11:28 AM CST
Cole Schotz has obtained a two-week restraining order that bars a former associate, who said he wants to "live a life of meaning," from disclosing the law firm's confidential documents.
Nov 5, 2020 2:55 PM CST
Boies Schiller Flexner is flatly denying a suggestion that cash-flow problems could be the reason why some associate pay raises were delayed.
Nov 3, 2020 12:16 PM CST
Kirkland & Ellis had the most partner departures this year among larger law firms, followed by Boies Schiller Flexner, according to an analysis of lateral partner movement by legal consulting firm Decipher.
Oct 20, 2020 2:40 PM CDT
Kentucky AG will release Breonna Taylor grand jury recordings
Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron has said he will comply with a judge’s order to release a recording of grand jury…
Sep 29, 2020 4:31 PM CDT
The pay gap between male and female partners is growing, partly because compensation for male partners is increasing at a faster rate than that of female partners, according to a report by legal recruiting firm Major, Lindsey & Africa.
Sep 15, 2020 11:30 AM CDT
More law students are taking bankruptcy classes
Some law professors are reporting the demand for their bankruptcy classes is booming. Ronald Mann, a Columbia Law School professor, told Thomson Reuters…
Aug 28, 2020 4:22 PM CDT
Salary cuts are easing for lawyers and staffers at many law firms that adopted austerity measures to controls costs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Aug 26, 2020 3:54 PM CDT
A New York lawyer who describes himself as “the lottery lawyer” has been charged in a federal indictment with scheming to defraud three of his winning clients. Jason Kurland was accused of getting hundreds of thousands of dollars in kickbacks.
Aug 19, 2020 12:03 PM CDT
A Florida lawyer was held at gunpoint and forced out of her car after allegedly leading a Florida Keys deputy on a high-speed chase, according to an arrest report. She later suggested that they go out for pizza, the report said.
Aug 18, 2020 11:13 AM CDT
In its push to become the first truly national U.S. law firm, 10,000-plus lawyer firm Dentons has announced that it is combining with Utah firm Durham Jones & Pinegar.
Aug 11, 2020 10:26 AM CDT
Fennemore Craig will merge with California law firm Dowling Aaron, creating a law firm with 180 lawyers. Fennemore Craig CEO James Goodnow said the merger will make the combined firm “a dominant player in agriculture business and water law” in the U.S.
Jul 29, 2020 9:15 AM CDT
Cahill Gordon & Reindel and the chemical company BASF have agreed to pay $72.5 million to settle claims that the law firm and a company acquired by BASF had hidden evidence of asbestos in talc products during litigation.
Jul 27, 2020 12:04 PM CDT
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