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Law firms defy downturn to post bumper results

Jul 14, 2008 As investment banks continue to announce widespread redundancies, the largest global law firms are turning in double-digit revenue increases despite the credit crunch forcing a downturn in deal activity.

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Dewey & LeBoeuf wins mentoring award

May 16, 2008 US firm Dewey & LeBoeuf has been awarded Employer of the Year 2008 for its work with an ethnic minority undergraduate mentoring scheme. The firm beat off competition from 26 other organisations, among them…

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Dewey & LeBoeuf to close three US offices

Apr 21, 2008 Dewey & LeBoeuf will close three of its US offices in an attempt to focus resources in major worldwide capital markets. The firm will be closing its offices in Jacksonville, Austin and Hartford. All the lawyers based in…

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Law Firms Find Work Abroad as U.S. Mergers Hit a Low

Apr 19, 2008 As the credit crisis drove first-quarter U.S. mergers and acquisitions down 54 percent to $248.1 billion from $536.3 billion last year, deal volume in Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa rose 39 percent, from…

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N.Y. Law Firms Wanna Be Just Like Obama

Feb 8, 2008 The New York Observer has answered a burning political question that never occurred to us, at least until now: “If the major presidential candidates were top New York law firms, which ones would they be?”. Who would…

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US firms losing merger fever

Jan 23, 2008 Merger and lateral activity among US law firms slowed slightly in 2007 but despite the darkening financial horizon, many in the industry expect the attorney shuffle to retain energy in 2008, writes the National Law…

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