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Billing rates up for US partners and associates

Jul 17, 2013 The billing rates for US partners increased by 3.1 percent to $536 in 2012, compared to a 4 percent increase in 2011. Similarly, average associate rates increased 7.4 percent to $370 in 2012, down from 8.5 percent growth…

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US law firms increase headcount in oil-rich regions

Jul 2, 2013 Taking a closer look at the US firms with the biggest growth in headcount, Law.com points out that oil-rich cities showed the biggest gains. In the National Law Journal’s survey of the largest 350 US firms, Denver,…

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DLA Piper tops list for largest US law firm

Jun 17, 2013 The National Law Journal has compiled statistics showing which US firms grew headcount over the past year, and which firms shrunk. At the top of the list ith the most lawyers added over the year is

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NLJ survey shows marginal growth at top US firms

Jun 13, 2013 The National Law Journal’s annual survey of the biggest US law firms shows a small amount of growth over the past year. The survey, which looks at data from the 350 largest law firms in the US, recorded overall growth…

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UK firm RPC posts 20% jump in revenue

Jun 12, 2013 RPC is performing strongly in tough economic conditions, posting a 20% rise in revenues - from £68m to £82.1m. The results follow 13% growth in the previous financial year, meaning that…

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Growth rate at top UK firms down by half

Jun 11, 2013 The rate of fee income growth among the UK’s top 100 law firms has halved since last year, according to business advisory firm Deloitte. The 2013 financial year saw fee income increase by 2.6% down from the 6.6%…

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