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Dentons set to launch in Houston

Sep 27, 2013 International law firm Dentons is set to launch in Houston to take advantage of the booming local energy industry. "Growing in Texas has been a priority, and Dentons' Houston…

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US law firms find their own alternatives

Sep 23, 2013 The US legal system does not currently permit non-lawyers to be partners in, or share profits with, law firms, on the principle that the industry needs a level of independence in order to serve clients properly. Some…

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Women paid significantly less than men in-house

Sep 17, 2013 A report from Above the Law supplements the recently released ranking of America’s best-paid general counsel with data on the compensation paid to rank-and-file in-house lawyers. The data comes from a survey…

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Survey shows associates have high job satisfaction

Aug 30, 2013 A new survey by the American Lawyer reports that mid-level associates are thrilled to be lawyers. The survey of 5,683 lawyers at 134 US law firms shows that third- fourth- and fifth-year associates are the happiest…

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