Greenberg Traurig has been selected as "USA Law Firm of the Year." The award was presented at the 2007 Chambers Global Awards ceremony in London on November 8, 2007.
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A coalition of women's groups from eight elite law schools has named Quarles & Brady as the top family-friendly law firm in the U.S., according to the National Law Journal. The criteria for the award was based on a
An influential Denver law firm said it would merge with a California firm that specializes in water law, a move it said would position it to represent clients across the West in water cases. Brownstein Hyatt Farber
Opponents of an Oregon law that would allow same-sex couples to enter into contractual domestic partnerships with the same state benefits as married couples did not get enough signatures to block the law, Oregon election
A temporary easing of new passport rules for travelers entering the U.S. has expired, meaning that all persons -- including U.S. citizens -- traveling by air from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Bermuda are now
The Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas ruled in favor of a class of Pennsylvania Wal-mart workers on Wednesday, awarding the employees an additional $62.3 million under a state law which demands that pay not be withheld
Refco Inc. investors sued Chicago- based law firm Mayer Brown and one of its partners, claiming they helped the defunct futures trader perpetrate a massive fraud that led to its collapse.
The decrease comes at a time when the earning power of women in their 20s is outpacing men of the same age, at least in several major U.S. metropolitan areas. According to research from Department of Sociology at Queens
A US district judge ruled Wednesday that two provisions of the USA Patriot Act that deal with physical search and electronic eavesdropping are unconstitutional. Brandon Mayfield, the Oregon attorney arrested and detained
The merger between Dewey Ballantine and LeBoeuf Lamb Greene & MacRae has gone through as of 4:30pm BST today (26 September). The partners of the respective firms were informed in the past hour that, as of Monday (1
An Ohio federal judge on Monday struck down Ohio's combined "harmful to minors" law on the grounds that it ran afoul of the First Amendment's guarantee of freedom of speech. Fortunately, U.S. District Judge Walker
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 US Department of Justice lawyer has informed lawyers representing some 40 detainees at Guantanamo Bay that they will no longer be able to visit with or send written communications to their clients.
A law degree isn't necessarily a license to print money these days. For graduates of elite law schools, prospects have never been better. Big law firms this year boosted their starting salaries to as high as $160,000.
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.