Law firms including Mayer Brown, Howrey; Winston & Strawn; McDermott, Will & Emery; Chadbourne & Parke; and several more in recent months have welcomed back attorneys from other law firms. The "coming home" phenomenon is
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Over the past couple of months there has been the progressive build-up of outfits with big names that have been forced to admit that they were letting people go or initiating redundancy programs. Maybe the most
Foreign companies accused of operating cartels in China could be fined at least 1 per cent of global turnover under new competition laws to be introduced there this week...
Nearly 92 percent of 2007 law school graduates have jobs now, the highest reported figure in 20 years. And those who work at law firms are earning a median salary of $108,500--about $13,000 more than 2006 graduates were
Many law school deans are upset about the recent announcement by U.S. News & World Report that it is seriously considering revising its law school rankings methodology to treat part-time students' entering credentials
Commercial law firm Brodies LLP, is closing the gap on Scotland’s big four in the industry, Dundas & Wilson, McGrigors, Maclay Murray Spens, and Shepherd and Wedderburn. The law firm, which has offices in Glasgow
'Value pricing' requires managing a new way. Some attorneys claim it really is possible to make more money while charging less. The secret lies in vastly improved work efficiency.
Global law firms are scrambling to strengthen their pan-Asian competition practices. Law firms expect a sharp rise in requests from multi-national corporations eager to navigate the region's evolving antitrust landscape,
A career expert has some advice for law firms running summer associate programs: Spend less money on late-night parties and more on training and mentoring programs. Writing for the National Law Journal, Lauren Stiller
The House of Lords allows Charterers’ appeal against the decisions of the lower Courts/arbitrators in favour of owners.
In recognition of its close ties with Swansea University, international law firm Ince & Co has introduced an annual prize for the student who achieves the highest grade in the taught element of the LLM programmes
US law firm Covington & Burling has launched its first office in Asia, with its former management chair Stuart Stock heading the team in Beijing. The news comes just days after Linklaters has announced that Swedish
A private law school in Southern California has been sold to Knowledge Investment Partners, in a transaction with an estimated value of $5 to $10 million. The Swiss-based company already owns seven educational
Law firms Smith Moore LLP and Leatherwood Walker Todd & Mann PC will merge Aug. 1 under the banner Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP.
The US’s top law firms have outperformed their key UK rivals, despite a year of robust growth from the UK’s leading practices. UK top 50 firms achieved average revenue growth of 12.5% during 2007-08. This compares