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Starting salaries at large US law firms stagnate

Sep 23, 2012 A new report from NALP shows that associate starting salaries have grown stagnant in New York and across the US, according to this article at AboveTheLaw. The hallowed $160K salary for first-year lawyers is becoming…

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Addleshaws simplifies path to partnership

Aug 2, 2012 Addleshaw Goddard has simplified the path to partnership, reducing the number of hurdles that lawyers face before they are eligible for promotion to the top rank. The six lawyers who were made up to partner at…

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Law firms cut costs in their workspaces

Jul 18, 2012 Law firms are cutting costs, trimming office expenses and reconfiguring office spaces for greater efficiency, according to this report from the Wall Street Journal. Lawyer offices have decreased in size by 20 to 25…

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Vault ranks Wachtell as most prestigious US firm

Jun 21, 2012 The annual Vault Rankings, which determine the relative prestige of US law firms on the basis of nearly 17,000 surveys sent to associates, have been published. The top ten law firms in the ranking are: 1

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