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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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Bear Stearns lawyers jump to law firms

Sep 23, 2008 Several lawyers at Bear Stearns have landed at major law firms after the takeover of the investment bank by JPMorgan Chase. David Strumeyer, former head of the legal and compliance department, shifted to Weil Gotshal;…

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Law firms line up for Lehman advisory work

Sep 18, 2008 Weil Gotshal & Manges, the New York corporate and insolvency specialist, is managing Lehman Brothers’ Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings in the US. In the UK, a three-partner team from Linklaters has secured the key…

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US law firms continue China expansion

Aug 16, 2008 US firm Dechert has been granted a licence to open an office in Beijing, its first in mainland China, the firm has said in a statement. So far this year, ten US firms have obtained licences to open firms in China,…

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Weil Gotshal lawyer becomes rap superstar

Jul 26, 2008 A former Weil Gotshal lawyer has released an album called "Law and order" to become a rap superstar. Emeka Onyejekwe graduated from NYU in 2006 and worked at Weil Gotshal for a little less than a year. He said he left…

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