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Law firms add value to junior associates

Aug 24, 2011 Law firms are responding to Junior lawyers have long been a profit center for large law firms, charged out to clients at hundreds of dollars an hour. But with clients demanding better value for their money and adopting…

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US BigLaw starts summer recruitment with high hopes

Aug 18, 2011 The recruitment drive for associates for the class of 2013 has begun in earnest, with recruiting partners coming on campus to assess the current crop for coveted BigLaw positions. And keen second year law students…

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Pro-Bono work in decline at US law firms

Jul 4, 2011 The American Lawyer magazine has released statistics showing that pro-bono output declined at the top 100 US firms in the past year, during which those same firms enjoyed solid profitability growth overall. The magazine…

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