The tough job market means that fewer lawyers can be choosey about their place of work, but for those with options a ranking of best law firms to work for might be useful. And it can’t hurt the industry as a whole to
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The AM Law Daily has taken a look at the number of women promoted to partner in leading US firms over the past four years, in order to set a benchmark against which they might track progress in gender equality.
Burbank-based media company Legendary Entertainment has hired J. Martin Willhite as its general counsel. Legendary has offerings in film, television and comics, and has produced several box office hits under a
The Justice Department has hired star litigator Glenn Pomerantz to bolster its trial team for the antitrust case against AT&T’s $39 billion takeover of T-Mobile USA. Pomerantz joins the Department from the
Numerous major law firms have begun to offer a benefit for employees that enroll their same-sex partner in the firm’s health care plan. The benefit aims to offset federal, state and local income taxes paid on the value
Last summer, when the Securities and Exchange Commission sued former CSK Auto CEO Maynard Jenkins to recover $4 million he earned between 2002 and 2004, the agency made history: It was the first time the SEC had brought
A trio of US firms have taken lead roles on Berkshire Hathaway's $34bn (£20.6bn) acquisition of a 77% stake in railway operator Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF), writes the Am Law Daily. Berkshire, the holding
Sullivan & Cromwell and Munger Tolles & Olson have snared the lead roles on Warren Buffet’s $5bn (£2.7bn) cash injection in Goldman Sachs...
Los Angeles law firm Munger, Tolles & Olson tops the American Lawyer magazine's sixth annual A-List of the country's elite law firms. It was the first time a Los Angeles firm was ranked first. Previously, only New York