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Skadden leads ranking of top US law firms

May 17, 2011 If you needed another ranking of the top US law firms, here it is. Corporate Board Member magazine and global business advisory firm FTI Consulting Inc asked US corporate directors and general counsel to rank the top 25…

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US BigLaw cut down to size

Apr 26, 2011 The 250 largest law firms in the US reduced their lawyer headcount by about 3,000 lawyers last year, and has scaled back by about 9,500 lawyers since 2008, according to a survey of the National Law Journal. These…

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Wall Street firms post high profits

Mar 15, 2011 A number of Wall Street firms saw profits rise last year, as M&A and capital markets work swelled. Some firms ensured their profits by pruning the equity partner ranks, while other managed the increased profits without…

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What can we learn from this year's promotions?

Dec 17, 2010 This article takes a closer look at some of the decisions being made in this year’s partnership promotions round, asking what those decisions indicate about the current state of the firm, its prospects for the future…

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