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Why do female lawyers leave law firms? ‘Blatantly unfair’ compensation often cited, new ABA report says
Compensation systems that are “blatantly unfair” and “rife with gender bias” were most often cited as the reason female attorneys left their law firms, according to a new ABA report based on focus groups and interviews with experienced female lawyers.
May 3, 2021 3:45 PM CDT
3 men face federal hate crimes charges in Ahmaud Arbery’s death
Three Georgia men facing state charges of murder in the 2020 death of Black jogger Ahmaud Arbery have…
Apr 29, 2021 4:17 PM CDT
New SEC enforcement chief abruptly resigns after judge questions ‘unhinged’ claim in BigLaw case
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s new enforcement chief, Alex Oh, abruptly resigned Wednesday after a federal judge said he was considering sanctions for a claim that she made about her opposing counsel's demeanor before she left her BigLaw firm.
Apr 29, 2021 11:26 AM CDT
Lawyer for accused US Capitol rioter says ‘biatch’ is less offensive
A lawyer for accused U.S. Capitol rioter Richard “Bigo” Barnett of Gravette, Arkansas, has said his client didn’t use…
Apr 27, 2021 4:28 PM CDT
A BigLaw partner’s journey through clinical depression
Back in the day, I ran with the big dogs in BigLaw. Now, after suffering with clinical depression for more than 20 years and surviving a suicide attempt, I am happier than ever in the legal profession. My mental health journey is a cautionary tale, but one with a message of hope.
Apr 23, 2021 12:02 PM CDT
Which firms top the Am Law 100? And how much did their revenue grow?
The nation’s 100 highest-grossing law firms had an average 6.6% increase in gross revenue last year, despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Law.com’s reporting on its Am Law 100.
Apr 22, 2021 12:36 PM CDT
BigLaw partner is no longer listed on firm website after accusation of misrepresentation to federal court
A partner at Littler Mendelson in its Atlanta office is no longer listed on the law firm’s website after a company claimed that it was thrown “under the bus” because of the lawyer’s misrepresentation to a federal court.
Apr 19, 2021 2:23 PM CDT
This former attorney general now bills for BigLaw at nearly $2,300 per hour
Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. is billing at $2,295 as a partner at Covington & Burling, according to a contract that the firm signed with a public university.
Apr 19, 2021 10:27 AM CDT
Judge rules retirement accounts of former BigLaw lawyer can be tapped for $10.4M restitution order
A federal judge in New York City has ruled against a former income partner with Katten Muchin Rosenman in the federal government’s bid to garnish his retirement accounts to help pay a $10.4 million restitution order.
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Law school wait-lists students who finished late in deposit race
The University of Notre Dame’s law school is facing criticism for putting pressure on would-be law students to make their…
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