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Washington firms outperform US counterparts

May 15, 2014 Law firms in Washington DC are doing much better than their counterparts in other US cities, according to a quarterly report released by Citi Private Bank Law Firm Watch. In the first three months of 2014, Washington…

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Law firm leaders confident about the future

Apr 1, 2014 Citi Private Bank has issued its First Quarter report, which reveals that law firm managing partners have a confident outlook for the future, with a six point increase in managing partner confidence. Managing…

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ABA recommends changes to eliminate pay gap

Aug 22, 2013 Male law firm partners are still earning considerably more than their female colleagues. despite the fact that women have been 40-50% of law school students for decades. The Gender Equity Task Force of the American…

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In-house lawyers closing the pay gap

Apr 18, 2013 A new report has found that the wage gap between private practice and in-house lawyers is closing, as the amount of time taken to reach partnership continues to increase. Towers Watson’s Legal Salary Report found…

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General Counsel roles rewarded with impressive pay

Nov 11, 2012 In-house legal roles are looking more and more attractive, as companies hire top talent, keep complex work in-house, and offer attractive salary packages. According to a new report from compensation researcher…

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Firms set to make more lateral hires, says report

Oct 20, 2012 A new report by LexisNexis finds that law firms are likely continue to make lateral hires as a means of growth in the coming years, with 96% planning to hire laterals in the next two years and 75% expected to hire…

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Starting salaries at large US law firms stagnate

Sep 23, 2012 A new report from NALP shows that associate starting salaries have grown stagnant in New York and across the US, according to this article at AboveTheLaw. The hallowed $160K salary for first-year lawyers is becoming…

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Toronto law firms fall behind on diversity stats

Mar 29, 2012 A new report indicates that large law firms in Toronto are falling behind in diversity statistics. According to the DiversityLeads 2012 report, compiled by Ryerson University’s Diversity Institute in Management &…

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