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White House counsel Kathryn Ruemmler to step down

Apr 11, 2014 White House counsel Kathryn Ruemmler is said to be stepping down in May, after serving in the position since June 2011, with more time in the job than any other White House counsel during the Obama administration.

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DLA Piper leads AmLaw Global 100 ranking

Oct 8, 2013 The American Lawyer magazine announced its Global 100, ranking the world’s 100 highest earning firms and recording revenue, profits per partner and attorney headcount. Of the top 100 firms, 77 are American, 13 are…

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Kirkland tops ranking for law firm value

Dec 12, 2012 American Lawyer has created a ranking of 100 top valued firms - a difficult task without having access to the financial records of the firms. The results are somewhat surprising, since the firms at the top of the…

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71 US law firms get perfect score on LGBT programs

Nov 20, 2012 The Human Rights Campaign scored leading legal and corporate institutions on their policies benefiting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees, awarding a perfect score to 71 law firms and a score of above 90…

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US law firms among top donors in presidential race

Jul 17, 2012 The US presidential candidates are making news with their race to raise cash to fund their campaigns. Lawyers and lawfirms have been rushing to donate to both candidates, making the legal industries among the biggest…

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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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Skadden tops list of strongest law firm brands

Jan 31, 2012 Brand research company Acritas has compiled a list of the strongest brands in the US and global legal services market. Their study, which surveyed 902 clients, of which 667 were headquaretered in the US, found that the…

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GC at Boeing leads $18bn deal with Emirates Airlines

Nov 16, 2011 The General Counsel at Boeing, J. Michael Luttig, is leading an in-house team that will guide the largest sale of aircraft in the company’s 95 year history. The deal will see Boeing sell 50 of its 777-300ER planes to…

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