Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman was "extraordinarily vindictive" for firingThomsonReuters reports that a first year associate has said that New York firm
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Manches has announced that a redundancy process is underway, though the firm will not reveal how many staff will be affected. A spokesman for the firm confirmed that: "weUK firm
Ropes & Gray intellectual property associate, pleaded guilty to stealing information about firm clients andIn the Galleon Group insider trading probe, Brien Santarlas, former
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer will implement its revamped associate career development model in London from spring 2010 with the system to be rolled out globally
In 1998, law firms in Atlanta paid new associates about $72,000 a year. That may be more to the liking of Altman Weil legal consultant James Cotterman, who told participants in an Oct. 27 webinar for law firm clients
Allen & Overy has been ordered to rehire an associate in Frankfurt who had been laid off earlier this year. A German labour court ruled that the dismissal did not comply with German employment laws. Allen & Overy's
Clifford Chance is looking to rebuild its pracctice in Italy, which has suffered a number of key losses in recent months. Former Clifford Chance associate Lucio Bonavitacolam, who left the firm along with partners
Around nine former Linklaters employees are about to take legal action against Linklaters, writes RollOnFriday. According to the report, one associate has already started action against the firm.
Allen & Overy Moscow senior associate Deidre Dare, who was sacked without prior notice last week after publishing an erotic novel online, plans to appeal the sacking. The Lawyer reports that the author of the novel
Allen & Overy has fired Deidre Dare, a Moscow senior associate who published an erotic novel on-line. Some weeks after the firm stopped Deidre Dare from publishing further instalments of Expat: A Weekly Serialized
A first-year associate at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton made an Excel reformatting error that mistakenly added 179 contracts to an agreement to buy Lehman Brothers assets, according to a motion filed with a New York
As law firms grapple with the fallout from the current financial crisis, starting associate pay is likely to hold steady for a while, according to a special associates report from Legal Times.
Shearman & Sterling has sacked one of its London associates after a vacation student claimed that he sexually harassed her after taking her to a West End strip club.