Midsize Firm

648 ABA Journal Midsize Firm articles.

Firm fires staffer for ‘no more masks’ social media post that referred to Glock pistol
Thompson & Knight has fired an administrative staff member for a social media post that objected to wearing a face mask at Whole Foods during the COVID-19 crisis and referenced a Glock pistol.
The good and bad news: Firms continue to announce cuts, but it’s at slower pace
More law firms announced pay cuts, layoffs and furloughs this week, but the pace is slowing. Since the ABA Journal reported on such measures last Thursday, at least eight more law firms gave staff members and lawyers bad news.
Some law firms will die without quick cuts, consultant says; which ones acted this past week?
At least a dozen more large and midsized law firms cut pay and furloughed employees in the past week because of the novel coronavirus pandemic. But it’s not nearly enough, according to a former BigLaw lawyer who once worked as a consultant.
Many law firms that applied for paycheck protection loans are still waiting; Texas lawyer sues
Many smaller law firms applied for loans under the federal Paycheck Protection Program, and many are still waiting.
13 more partners leave Boies Schiller; what BigLaw firm are they joining?
Thirteen partners at Boies Schiller Flexner in California are joining King & Spalding, to be followed by two more who will make the leap later.
It was another bad week for many BigLaw lawyers and staffers; who saw pay cuts and furloughs?
It’s not over, by any means. It has been a week since the ABA Journal reported on the latest large and midsized law firms to cut pay, reduce partner draws, and furlough or lay off staff because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, at least 15 more law firms took temporary steps to reduce costs.
At least 19 more law firms cut pay and furlough employees; will partners ultimately benefit?
More and more law firms are cutting salaries, reducing partner compensation, and furloughing or laying off employees because of the novel coronavirus. Since the ABA Journal’s story last Thursday on the trend, at least 19 additional large and midsized law firms have taken temporary measures to reduce costs because of financial uncertainty created by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pay cuts and furloughs continue as more firms trim costs to address COVID-19
Several major law firms announced pay cuts and some furloughs this week, joining at least nine midsize and large firms that took those steps last week.
Some law firms delay start of summer associate programs because of novel coronavirus
Some law firms have announced that they are delaying the start date of their summer associate programs and shortening their length because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
We worked harder than today’s young lawyers, nearly half of surveyed partners say
Partners have a less-than-rosy view of associates’ work habits and dedication to work, according to a study of generational dynamics at law firms released on Thursday.
BigLaw pay cuts and layoffs are likely to multiply, experts say; which firms are doing it?
Large and midsize law firms responded to economic pressures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic this week with pay cuts, layoffs and lower partner payouts. And it’s not over yet, observers say.
Pryor Cashman furloughs some associates during coronavirus crisis
Pryor Cashman has furloughed some associates whose workflow was affected by the COVID-19 crisis.
Cadwalader cuts pay, pauses partner distributions because of coronavirus financial impact
The law firm Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft is imposing temporary pay cuts and pausing partner distributions because of the financial effects of the novel coronavirus crisis.
Amazon’s IP Accelerator helps bring in business for large and small firms

As an Amazon Prime member, Miami-based intellectual property lawyer Michael Chesal gets groceries and other goods from the world’s largest online marketplace. And thanks to Amazon’s new IP Accelerator program, Chesal also gets clients.

Eckert Seamans lawyer warns about voice fakers after he nearly wired $9K to scammer

Lawyer Gary Schildhorn believed the crying man who called him for help was his 32-year-old son.

Schildhorn, a member of Eckert Seamans, tells the Philadelphia Inquirer the caller identified…

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