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Large law firms maintain high billing rates

Dec 20, 2012 Leading partners at major law firms are still able to demand a premium for their services, according to a survey published by The National Law Journal. The survey looked at 55 firms from among the top 350 US firms, with…

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Former Dewey partners may be liable for $45m in rent

Oct 20, 2012 The former partners of defunct firm Dewey & LeBoeuf may be personally liable for $45 million from the lease on the firm's New York headquarters. The lease was signed in 1989, in a period when law firms were structured…

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Partner compensation at US firms jumps 6%

Oct 17, 2012 A new survey shows that partners in US law firms are earning 6 per cent more this year than in 2010 - with average compensation rising from $640,000 in 2010 to $681,000 in 2012. The survey was conducted by legal…

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