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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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39 US lawyers make the Forbes 400

Sep 25, 2012 The Forbes 400, the annual ranking of the 400 wealthiest Americans by Forbes magazine, has 39 lawyers (or, at least, law graduates) on the list this year, down from 40 last year. New to the list is hedge fund magnate…

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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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