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California firm Cooley prepares for London launch

Aug 5, 2014 California-based law firm Cooley is moving closer to a London launch, with reported plans to grow its headcount to around 50 lawyers within its first six months in the city. Cooley’s local ally Edwards Wildman has…

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Orrick reports 0% trainee retention

Feb 7, 2014 Orrick has reported a 0% trainee retention rate this spring, by failing to keep the only trainee in its London office. The result might not seem so bad in itself, but the statistic…

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Lateral hiring among large firms heats up

Mar 8, 2012 The lateral hiring market is booming, with large law firms eagerly scooping up talent in the hope that it is followed by a solid book of business. The AM Law Daily has produced a survey to track the hires that have…

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Worst season for 'big law' jobs in over 50 years

Aug 28, 2009 This fall, law school grads are competing for half as many openings at big firms as they were last year in what is shaping up to be the most wrenching job search season in over 50 years, The New York Times…

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Orrick delays start date for new associates

Jul 10, 2009 Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe is pushing back the start date for its current summer class to January 2012 and also delaying its on-campus recruiting season by several months. Orrick on-campus hiring partner Stephen…

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