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Baker & McKenzie promotes 65 to partnership

Jun 28, 2014 Baker & McKenzie has promoted 65 lawyers and other professionals to partnership rank across its global network of 32 offices. This promotions round is down slightly from last year’s figures, when 71 partners were made…

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BigLaw firms increase entry-level recruitment

Jun 25, 2014 BigLaw firms are increasing their entry-level recruitment to near pre-recession figures, but graduates looking to land a job in a large law firm face serious competition from lawyers that graduated in leaner times and…

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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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Job prospects still poor for law graduates

Apr 9, 2014 Job prospects are still tough for law school graduates, according to new figures released by the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar. Fifty-seven percent of all 2013 law school graduates were…

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Manatt boosts C&S practice in Orange County

Mar 28, 2014 Manatt, Phelps & Phillips has hired former K&L Gates partner Thomas J. Poletti to boost its Corporate and Securities practice. Poletti joins the firm’s Orange County office, continuing a hiring spree that included Los…

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