Paul Hastings has confirmed that the firm will be laying off 44 associates and 87 staff members. In a statement the firm said: "In light of the deteriorating global financial market, we have announced today a
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Proskauer Rose, and Slaughter and May are among the firms that are opening new offices in China, adding to the almost 30 foreign firms in China since September 2006, a 19 percent increase to 177 firms, writes Bloomberg.
US law firm Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft has threatened legal action against seven former London partners who left for US rival Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker earlier this month. The firm accuses the former partners,
China and South Korea, long ambivalent towards foreign investors, are both set to issue new rules to encourage investment from overseas in 2009 with one simple goal in mind: creating local jobs. With the new rules,
The London office of Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft has suffered a massive setback with the walkout of seven of its partners, reports legalweek. The partners leaving the firm are office head Michelle Duncan,
Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker lawyer Eric Holzer, a tax associate in the firm's New York office, has been suspended from the firm over his alleged part in suspected $4.8m insider trading at Lehman Brothers.
Kenju Watanabe, formerly of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, has joined Paul Hastings as partner in the Tokyo office. Watanabe's practice focuses on cross-border M&A, private equity, and joint venture
As one law firm leader put it, 2008 is a good time to look at current staffing issues, and that has resulted in a few firms shedding either staff or associates. Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal, Paul Hastings, Holland &
A fired associate contends the firm is laying off midlevels, but the firm says it's just conducting performance reviews.
On Friday afternoon in Midtown, outside the Bank of America Plaza office tower where they both worked a 25 years old secretary at 270-member Atlanta law firm Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker was shot and killed by a