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Foley & Lardner partner loses discrimination suit

Sep 3, 2014 A Foley & Lardner partner who claimed that the firm discriminated against him - by paying him less than minority, female and younger partners - has lost his federal appeal. Carey had claimed discrimination on the…

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Fulbright & Jaworski encourages timely billing

Jul 20, 2014 Fulbright & Jaworski, a member firm of the Norton Rose Fulbright verein, has introduced a new time entry policy to encourage associates to bill time on time. The effort aims to “minimize unnecessary loss of billable…

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Stewarts Law slows after 5 years meteoric growth

Jul 18, 2014 Stewarts Law has posted modest revenue growth and flat net profit in the 2013-14 financial year, in contrast to the five preceding years when the firm grew by more than 20 per cent each year. Revenue rose by 2.6 per…

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Survey takes a closer look at PEP

Jul 9, 2014 The American Lawyer magazine has released the results of its survey of partner pay spreads among the biggest US firms. The survey is an attempt to get behind the PEP metric, the average profits paid to all partners, to…

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Divorce proceeding sheds light on BigLaw pay

Jun 3, 2014 A divorce proceeding in the Massachusetts Appeals Court has a rare peek into the secretive subject of how much partners are paid at large law firms The ruling in Hoort v. Hoort reversed a contempt judgment against a…

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