10603 ABA Journal Practice Management articles.
Aug 1, 2021 2:00 AM CDT
Since Francesca Witzburg left Dentons last year to join an intellectual property firm, the New York City-based attorney has used social media to help her build a client base from scratch. One platform she has found particularly helpful with business development is Clubhouse, the audio-only app that allows users to pop in and out of “rooms” featuring conversations about a variety of topics.
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Aug 1, 2021 1:10 AM CDT
Even many summer associate positions fail to provide a realistic picture of what it is like to be an associate—or worse, they intentionally paint a false picture. After years of living through, talking about and guiding others through this process—including doing so formally as part of our firm’s associate development committee—we thought we would pass along some tips to the next generation of young associates.
Aug 1, 2021 12:50 AM CDT
As the world ground to a halt during the COVID-19 pandemic and parents scrambled for solutions, an uncomfortable truth emerged: Women are America’s default social safety net. It’s a regressive construct that has entrapped and hobbled working mothers across the spectrum—including lawyer-moms. The pandemic simply tightened the screws.
Aug 1, 2021 12:00 AM CDT
Supreme Court approval rating hits 4-year low
Only 49% of Americans approve of the way the U.S. Supreme Court is handling its job, according to a July poll by Gallup.…
Jul 30, 2021 6:25 PM CDT
A lawsuit filed by a McDonald’s investor alleges Morgan, Lewis & Bockius conducted a “grossly inadequate” investigation of inappropriate relationships by the company’s then-CEO, leading to his unwarranted “lavish severance…
Jul 30, 2021 2:10 PM CDT
Jul 29, 2021 11:27 AM CDT2021 ABA Profile of the Legal Profession released Thursday.
Jul 29, 2021 9:10 AM CDT
Jul 26, 2021 10:39 AM CDT
Lawyer Patrick Krill learned to be more flexible during the pandemic, with inspiration from Be Water, an ESPN documentary about martial artist and actor Bruce Lee.
Jul 26, 2021 9:04 AM CDTdefunct law firm LeClairRyan has pleaded guilty to obstructing an official proceeding for trying to thwart an investigation into his misconduct as a bankruptcy trustee.
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Jul 23, 2021 9:18 AM CDT
Cravath tops Vault rankings
Vault has named its most prestigious law firms in America, based on a survey of associates at peer firms. The top five in the 2022 Vault…
Jul 22, 2021 3:40 PM CDT