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Practice Finance

51 ABA Journal Practice Finance articles.

DLA Piper lawyers in the UK are targeted in email scam

Scammers posed as DLA Piper lawyers in the United Kingdom to trick an entity into making a payment to a fraudulent bank account.

The Solicitors Regulation Authority said in

Median pay for new associates jumps nearly 15%, NALP survey says

The median salary for first-year associates was $155,000 at the beginning of the year, a jump of $20,000 from 2017, according to figures released Wednesday by the National Association…

Groping, extortion, litigation-funder fraud among claims in dueling suits by law firm, ex-partner

Updated: A court fight between Pierce Bainbridge Beck Price & Hecht and one of its former partners is airing allegations of financial misconduct, sexual assault, masturbation, retaliation and a $65…

Associate pay raises push law firm expenses higher; demand softens while rates rise

Law firms are facing rising expenses that are partly fueled by associate pay raises, according to two reports on the economic outlook for law firms in the first quarter of…

BigLaw firm settles suit accusing it of ‘billing feeding frenzy’

Morrison & Foerster has reached a confidential settlement in a lawsuit accusing the law firm of “egregious overbilling” and a “billing feeding frenzy” after it was hired to help…

Percentage of equity partners continues to shrink while BigLaw profits increase

The percentage of equity partners in the nation’s top 100 law firms continued to decline last year, even as average revenue per lawyer increased.

The percentage of equity partners was…