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DLA Piper tops list for largest US law firm

Jun 17, 2013 The National Law Journal has compiled statistics showing which US firms grew headcount over the past year, and which firms shrunk. At the top of the list ith the most lawyers added over the year is

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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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Bigger isn't better in Washington DC

Aug 7, 2012 A survey of the law firms operating in Washington DC indicates that the “bigger is better” growth strategy might be a thing of the past. In fact, eight of the region’s 10 largest law firms maintained or shrank…

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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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