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US law firms record 4.3% jump in profits for 2012

Feb 15, 2013 Citi Private Bank reports a significant jump in US law firm profits of 4.3 per cent in 2012, but a look at the statistics quarter by quarter indicates that growth might not be sustainable. Third quarter were far from…

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'The tide is out' on the legal services market

Jan 22, 2013 Law firms "can no longer rely on a rising tide that lifts all boats," according to a new client advisory from Citi Private Bank's Law Firm Group and Hildebrandt Consulting. "In fact, the tide is out." The report found…

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Demand for legal services in the US remains flat

Nov 8, 2012 Demand for legal services in the US has remained steady in the third quarter, despite falling stock prices and the battering from super-storm Sandy. An analysis by Peer Monitor, a division of Thomson Reuters’…

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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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Energy lawyers in high demand in Washington DC

Nov 24, 2011 Energy lawyers are in high demand in Washington DC as the energy market continues to see high activity. This article surveys the major lateral moves in this practice area over the past few months. Most recently,

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