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Law firms are moving toward smaller, single-size offices, as remote work is expected to remain an option after the end of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sep 18, 2020 12:48 PM CDT
Five former Nixon Peabody partners allege that their former law firm tried to punish them for jumping to DLA Piper by trying to claw back bonuses and withholding money in support of the effort.
Sep 18, 2020 12:15 PM CDT
Bill Gates Sr., lawyer and ABA Medal winner, dies at 94
Lawyer and 2009 ABA Medal winner Bill Gates Sr. has died at age 94. Gates was a name…
Sep 16, 2020 4:55 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
The concept of BigLaw only recently crossed my radar. Though I had an idea of what it means, I wan’t sure and so I Googled it and went straight to one of my most trusted word reference texts, the Urban Dictionary.
Sep 14, 2020 10:07 AM CDT
A well-known Florida personal injury lawyer was shot and killed Wednesday by his oldest son, who also shot the lawyer’s girlfriend before killing himself, according to a family friend.
Sep 11, 2020 11:39 AM CDT
Davis Polk & Wardwell is changing to a more flexible compensation system, allowing it to pay more money to retain and attract rainmaking partners.
Sep 11, 2020 9:56 AM CDT
I often tell the legal students I mentor that I know how lucky I am to be where I am today.
Sep 10, 2020 11:32 AM CDT
The number of female lawyers promoted to equity partner has increased by almost 25% in the past five years, according to Working Mother Media’s latest list of best law firms for women.
Sep 9, 2020 2:20 PM CDT
Justice Ginsburg officiates wedding
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg officiated at an outdoor wedding Sunday, about a month and a half after revealing that she was receiving…
Sep 2, 2020 4:27 PM CDT
Judge is punched by passing bicyclist
Judge Phyllis Chu of the New York City Criminal Court was punched in the jaw by a man who rode past her on…
Sep 1, 2020 4:21 PM 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
A federal judge in California has sanctioned lawyers for a construction company $500 for "grossly negligent” and disorganized court filings in a lawsuit against their insurer.
Aug 28, 2020 11:58 AM CDT
4th Circuit rules for transgender youth on bathroom policy
The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Richmond, Virginia, has ruled for former high school student Gavin Grimm, a…
Aug 27, 2020 4:30 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
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