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Foley & Lardner partner loses discrimination suit

Sep 3, 2014 A Foley & Lardner partner who claimed that the firm discriminated against him - by paying him less than minority, female and younger partners - has lost his federal appeal. Carey had claimed discrimination on the…

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Confidence dips at US law firms

May 24, 2013 Citi Private Bank’s Law Firm Group has published its Law Watch Managing Partner Confidence Index, a quarterly survey of managing partners’ confidence. The report indicates a dip in the confidence of law firm leaders,…

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Law firms pursue clients over unpaid legal bills

Oct 25, 2012 Law firms that might previously have hesitated before suing clients for unpaid legal bills are increasingly likely to bring an action to collect, according to a report by the New York Law journal. The report found…

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Dewey asks judge for approval on clawback deal

Sep 5, 2012 Defunct law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf has asked a New York judge to approve a $70 million “clawback” settlement with former partners. The deal, if approved, would be the fastest ever resolution of claims against former…

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US firm Brown Drew & Massey set to shut down

Dec 17, 2011 Brown Drew & Massey, a US law firm that specialized in oil, gas and corporate practice, is set to shut down at the end of this calendar year, after being in business for more than 50 years. Senior partner Morris…

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Pay gap widens at large firms

Feb 9, 2011 Interesting article here about the increasing compensation gap at some large law firms – where star attorneys can be earning up to 10 times the amount paid to other partners. In the past, equity partners were paid…

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