11476 ABA Journal Practice Management articles.
Dress code expectations for lawyers are evoked in the name of professionalism and steeped in tradition. But advocates say that centuries-old grooming dictates have negatively impacted people of color, women, those with disabilities and LGBTQ folks and need to evolve. Many question their necessity.
Oct 1, 2023 4:10 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has refused to revive a lawsuit claiming that Polsinelli breached a flat-fee agreement to provide “legal counsel” by sending work covered by the agreement to another law firm that billed Polsinelli’s client for its trial work.
Sep 28, 2023 12:30 PM CDT
A former federal prosecutor accused of stabbing a driver in a road-rage incident Tuesday is no longer working at Barnes & Thornburg, the law firm that he joined in the spring.
Sep 28, 2023 10:04 AM CDT
Former federal appeals Judge Richard Posner must face a lawsuit alleging that he never paid a promised $120,000 annual salary to an employee who co-led a pro se center for nearly a year and a half.
Sep 27, 2023 2:36 PM CDT
Proskauer Rose has settled a lawsuit
claiming that a clause that the law firm added to a contract in a “botched cut-and-paste” caused a client’s losses of around $636 million.
Sep 27, 2023 11:21 AM CDT
“How long will this take?” An often-asked question clients pose to their lawyers. (The most often is, “How much will this cost me?”) In the legal world, unfortunately, it generally takes too long to get matters resolved.
Sep 26, 2023 9:02 AM CDT
A special master overseeing opioid litigation is resisting a request to step down after he mistakenly sent lawyers a “reply all” email with private notes to himself.
Sep 25, 2023 2:26 PM CDT
It seems that not a day goes by without a new generative artificial intelligence, or GAI, software announcement in the legal technology space. The rate of advancement has been rapid, and new GAI large language model products are being developed incredibly quickly. No matter your practice areas or firm size, there is undoubtedly a generative AI tool in development that has the potential to significantly streamline your daily workflow.
Sep 25, 2023 12:29 PM CDT
Ari Kaplan recently spoke with David Perla, the co-chief operating officer at Burford Capital, a litigation funding company and a leading provider of legal finance.
Sep 25, 2023 8:18 AM CDT
FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried has alleged that Sullivan & Cromwell lawyers made him the fall guy in the collapse of the cryptocurrency exchange while downplaying its work for the company.
Sep 22, 2023 1:48 PM CDT
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman confirmed Thursday that it is discussing a possible merger with Stroock & Stroock & Lavan after the latter law firm failed to reach a merger deal with Nixon Peabody.
Sep 22, 2023 10:55 AM CDT
Legal technology CEO Kiwi Camara’s resignation last week has been followed by a new report suggesting that the executive allegedly groped a young female employee at a company dinner.
Sep 22, 2023 8:29 AM CDT
High-profile lawyer David Boies charges $2,110 per hour, putting him “in a still-rarified realm of attorneys who charge upwards of $2,000 an hour,” according to Reuters
Sep 21, 2023 9:42 AM CDT
An increasing number of BigLaw firms are recruiting students for summer associate programs before the formal on-campus interviewing process, a practice dubbed “precruiting.”
Sep 20, 2023 9:28 AM CDT
Updated: A former international corporate attorney at Polsinelli has alleged that she experienced “callous gaslighting” and retaliation by the law firm when she complained about sexual harassment by two influential senior partners.
Sep 19, 2023 1:21 PM CDT
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