Even with 91,000 practicing attorneys in the five boroughs last year, a new wave of lawyers is hitting the city, as a record number of law school students are taking and passing the state bar, according to data provided
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Dewey & LeBoeuf in New York has hired a Weil Gotshal & Manges restructuring team headed by partner Martin Bienenstock. The hire of such a significant team from one of the world’s leading restructuring firms is a real
New York law firms are cutting associates for the first time since 2001 as the collapse of the subprime mortgage and credit markets causes private equity deal volume and structured finance work to slow. Clifford Chance,
It's not even Thanksgiving, but already large firms have been announcing year-end bonuses for their staff lawyers. The bounty generally ranges from around $35,000 to $115,000 depending on the lawyer's seniority. Add in
The race is on to see which of the city's top law firms will boast the best-paid associate. As is common when it comes to law firm pay, the going is neck and neck. Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP set the pace on Monday by
A gay lawyer who sued Sullivan & Cromwell, one of America’s most prestigious law firms, over allegations of discrimination has settled his case. Aaron Charney, 28, accused the firm of systematically discriminating
Attorney General Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced an investigation into the popular online social networking site Facebook after undercover investigators posing as children were allegedly solicited by sexual predators
A federal grand jury yesterday indicted the 72-year-old New York lawyer Weiss for his role in an alleged scheme to pay millions in kickbacks to clients in exchange for their serving as name plaintiffs in class actions.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP announced today that Jordan J. Metzger has joined the firm as a partner in the real estate and finance practice group in New York. Mr. Metzger brings extensive experience in real estate
A New York law firm accused of paying kickbacks to plaintiffs in class-action and shareholder lawsuits said Wednesday that one of its partners will be indicted and more charges will be filed against the firm.