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Kirkland tops ranking for law firm value

Dec 12, 2012 American Lawyer has created a ranking of 100 top valued firms - a difficult task without having access to the financial records of the firms. The results are somewhat surprising, since the firms at the top of the…

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Are law school rankings reliable?

Aug 2, 2012 Numerous publications in India produce League tables of colleges, ranking educational institutions in the major disciplines, including law. These rankings generate a lot of discussion and debate, but there are a few…

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Vault ranks Wachtell as most prestigious US firm

Jun 21, 2012 The annual Vault Rankings, which determine the relative prestige of US law firms on the basis of nearly 17,000 surveys sent to associates, have been published. The top ten law firms in the ranking are: 1

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Opponent of QC system is appointed as a silk

Mar 7, 2012 One of the 88 barristers to be appointed to the prestigious title of QC was previously an opponent of the QC system, supporting its abolition in an open letter to the Lord Chancellor in 2003. David Wolfe QC of Matrix…

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Law firms flock to launch in Washington DC

Feb 16, 2012 Law firms are establishing Washington DC offices at a cracking pace, drawn by the promise of booming regulatory and international work. In the past 10 months, at least seven firms opened DC offices:

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Rankings for best value law schools in the US

Aug 18, 2010 The National Jurist has named the 60 best value law schools in its preLaw magazine. These rankings represent a departure from other lists because they do not focus upon prestige. Instead, schools are tested against four…

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How important is it to go to an elite law school?

Aug 4, 2010 It is more important to get good grades than to go to an elite law school, according to a paper published University of California, Los Angeles law professor Richard Sander and Brooklyn Law School visiting professor Jane…

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