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Law Firms Find Work Abroad as U.S. Mergers Hit a Low

Apr 19, 2008 As the credit crisis drove first-quarter U.S. mergers and acquisitions down 54 percent to $248.1 billion from $536.3 billion last year, deal volume in Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa rose 39 percent, from…

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Big Law, Bigger Profits

Mar 25, 2008 2007 was the best year yet for the nation's largest law firms. The top 50 U.S. firms generated a total of $46.6 billion in revenue in 2007, a 16 percent increase over the 2006 total of $40.3 billion, according to this…

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Skadden Blog's 'Hot Associate' Contest Is Put on Ice

Feb 12, 2008 Unauthorized blog contest to pick Skadden's 'hottest female associate' provokes chilly response from law firm brass Who's the hottest young woman lawyer at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom? Last week that question…

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D.C. Associate Bonuses 'Fairly Healthy' This Year

Feb 3, 2008 It's associate bonus season for many Washington, D.C., law firms, and the numbers are trickling in. At a few firms, D.C. associates may be getting an extra check that will top $100,000. Hogan & Hartson Associates can…

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Firms Hungry for More Lawyers in Russia

Jan 6, 2008 Although Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom has been in Moscow since 1992, its office in the Russian capital is still rather modest. Around 30 attorneys handle a typical Skadden diet of high-end corporate finance work.…

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U.S. Loses Ground in Law-Firm League Tables

Jan 4, 2008 New York-based Sullivan & Cromwell has led the global M&A advisory rankings each year since 2003. So its No. 1 position in 2007 was hardly a surprise. More notable, perhaps, was the big jump by Allen & Overy, which is…

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