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BakerHostetler hires leading energy lawyer in Denver

Aug 12, 2014 BakerHostetler has boosted its energy practice with the hire of high profile energy attorney L. Poe Leggette in the Denver office. Leggette joins the partnership and takes on the role of co-chair of the firm’s energy…

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Merger creates new Beverly Hills boutique

Aug 9, 2014 A new Beverly Hills law firm has launched under the name Tepper & Takvoryan, APC, after the merger of Tepper & Associates and Takvoryan Law Group of Glendale. The combined firm will be led by managing partners Foster…

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LeClairRyan merges with Houston firm

Aug 1, 2014 US national law firm LeClairRyan has merged with Houston-based firm Hays, McConn, Rice & Pickering. The Hays McConn team includes 18 attorneys and 19 professional staff, with offices in Houston and Las Vegas. The…

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LeClairRyan merges with Houston firm

Aug 1, 2014 US national law firm LeClairRyan has merged with Houston-based firm Hays, McConn, Rice & Pickering. The Hays McConn team includes 18 attorneys and 19 professional staff, with offices in Houston and Las Vegas. The…

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Moore Blatch sees profits drop after Jackson reforms

Jul 29, 2014 Southampton-based law firm Moore Blatch has recorded a sharp decline in profits in the last financial year, from £344,000 in 2012/13 to £133,000 in 2013/14. The firm’s equity spread also plummeted, with the bottom…

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US law school enrolments hit 40-year low

Jul 24, 2014 Applications US law schools are down 8 per cent, following even greater declines the two previous years, according to new data published by the Law School Admission Council. The total drop in applications since 2010…

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US Law Schools see admissions drop by 11%

Jul 9, 2014 US law schools admissions dropped 11 per cent last year to 39,675 first-year students, making 2013 the smallest incoming class since the 1970s. The Boston Globe cites figures from the Law School Admission Council to…

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