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Washington firms outperform US counterparts

May 15, 2014 Law firms in Washington DC are doing much better than their counterparts in other US cities, according to a quarterly report released by Citi Private Bank Law Firm Watch. In the first three months of 2014, Washington…

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US top 100 firms record record revenues in 2013

May 6, 2014 The total revenue for the 100 largest US law firms was $77.4 billion last year - a record figure that was 5 per cent higher than the previous year. The figures were reported by American Lawyer magazine, which points…

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Survey shows law firm culture is key for laterals

Apr 20, 2014 Major, Lindsey & Africa have released the results of a new survey, which finds that the primary motivating factor in partner moves is “firm culture”. The 2013 Lateral Partner Satisfaction Survey had responses from…

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US legal industry added 700 jobs in March

Apr 11, 2014 The US legal industry added 700 jobs in March, according to new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.   The revised jobs data for the month of February shows that hiring in the legal industry remained flat in that…

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White House counsel Kathryn Ruemmler to step down

Apr 11, 2014 White House counsel Kathryn Ruemmler is said to be stepping down in May, after serving in the position since June 2011, with more time in the job than any other White House counsel during the Obama administration.

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