Ron Schiller, head of DLA’s litigation practice in Philadelphia, is the latest senior lawyer to jump from a global firm to a boutique, 50-lawyer firm Hangley Aronchick Segal & Pudlin. Other big US firms have been
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According to the legal blog Above the Law, around 25 associates at US firm Dechert LLP are being let go. "Sources report that the pain is being spread between Dechert's Mass Torts and Product Liability group (about a
Blank Rome LLP confirmed that it is cutting the salaries of its most associates in response to similar reductions at competing law firms. Starting salaries at Blank Rome have been lowered from $145,000 to $130,000 in
Philadelphia-based Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis has cut its associate salaries by $10,000 across the board while partners have agreed to take a 5 percent cut in compensation. Schnader Harrison is following other
Philadelphia-based Morgan Lewis & Bockius has added 11 corporate finance lawyers from Bingham McCutchen's banking and leveraged finance group in Boston. The hires include partners Robert Barry, Jonathan Bernstein,
Philadelphia-based Drinker Biddle & Reath will cut starting salaries for its 37 first-year associates joining in September to $105,000 from $145,000 during the minimum six-month training period. Other large
In an emotional meeting, partners at Wolf Block yesterday voted to dissolve the 106-year-old Philadelphia law firm. The decision was the result of a decline of the firm’s core real estate practice, the constriction
Philadelphia-based Blank Rome, LLP announced on Thursday that it had laid off 27 lawyers and 52 staff in the US following an ongoing decline in business. The start date of Blank Rome's entry-level lawyers will be
Philadelphia law firm Blank Rome will open an office in Los Angeles with five new partners, Lawrence Hinkle, Andrew Kim, Warren Koshofer, Glen Rothstein and William Small. The new partners will join Blank Rome from four
Wolf Block has laid off 15 associates and staff and Drinker Biddle & Reath let go of somewhere around 20 or fewer attorneys on Friday, according to Legal blog Above the Law.
With most law firms tightening belts and pulling back, Duane Morris, a 650-lawyer firm that has been on an expansion binge in recent years, announced it was adding still more - 19 lawyers to its construction practice in
The planned merger between Wolf, Block, Schorr & Solis-Cohen L.L.P. of Philadelphia and Florida law firm Akerman, Senterfitt & Eidson P.A. has been called off, derailed by a struggling economy and stagnant revenue that
Reed Smith LLP, one of the 15 largest law firms in the world, today announced the addition of Amy Greer as a partner in the Philadelphia office of its firmwide Regulatory Litigation Group, effective immediately. Ms.
Wolf Block, a storied Philadelphia law firm, is in merger talks with Florida firm Ackerman Senterfitt that could be concluded within a few weeks, lawyers familiar with the negotiations said yesterday. Akerman
Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll L.L.P. is set to announce its acquisition of an Atlanta-basedIn an expansion move, the Philadelphia law firm of