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Hill Dickinson set to cut 39 jobs

Jul 29, 2014 Hill Dickinson has launched a redundancy consultation, placing 39 lawyers and support positions at risk. The jobs are being cut from the firm’s counter-fraud division, which investigates suspicious insurance…

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The expansion of the category of 'other' lawyers

Jun 15, 2014 The legal job market may be tough at the moment, but leading US law firms are seeing the growth in the ranks of at least one category of lawyers: ‘other’ attorneys. The designation as ‘other’ means that they are…

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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 summer associates see good job offer rates

Feb 28, 2014 Finally some good news for US law students: the job offer rate for students that did a summer associateship in 2013 is nearly as high as it was before the financial crisis. The offer rate for those students was…

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Are mega-mergers offering value to clients?

Nov 18, 2013 The increasing number of ‘mega-mergers’ between law firms that are already very large, is being treated with a measure of skepticism by GCs from the Fortune 100, according to a recent Wall Street Journal…

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