Cravath, Swaine & Moore announced reduced end-of-year associate bonuses last week in a memo to its staff. The numbers are down sharply from last year. The bonuses start at a pro-rated $17,500 for first-year associates
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Cravath, Swaine & Moore has withdrawn as pro bono counsel for a convict who won a new trial on the basis of another man’s audiotaped murder confession that is now alleged to be a fake...
Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz and Sullivan & Cromwell have snared the lead roles on Morgan Stanley’s $9bn (£5.2bn) injection from Japanese bank Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group...
Smith Moore LLP, a 130-attorney firm with offices in Charlotte, Raleigh, Greensboro, Wilmington, N.C., and Atlanta, will join operations with Leatherwood, which has more than 50 attorneys, to form Smith Moore Leatherwood
Greenberg Traurig attorneys Cesar L. Alvarez, Patricia Menendez-Cambo and Rodney G. Moore have been recognized as three of “The 50 Most Influential Minority Lawyers in America” by The National Law Journal. In its
The best corporate law firm in American is Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, according to a survey released today of 1,390 directors and 279 GCs of public companies by Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI
After more than a month of discussions about a merger that would have created the world's largest airline, U.S. Airways and UAL Corporation, the parent of United Airlines, have called off further talks. According to
Cravath Swaine & Moore and Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison have bagged lead roles on the divestment by by Time Warner of its cable division in a $9.25bn deal, as the US media giant moves to refocus on its core
The American Lawyer reported today that two law firms, Skadden, Arps and Latham & Watkins, broke the industry’s $2 billion gross revenue barrier for the first time. It took Skadden 51 years to reach the $1 billion
Allen & Overy (A&O) has bagged a lead advisory role opposite Cravath Swaine & Moore on the sale of eye-care company Alcon to Swiss pharmaceuticals company Novartis – a deal that could be worth as much as $39bn
Cravath Swaine & Moore senior litigation partner John Beerbower has moved to the firm's London office to spearhead the dispute resolution practice in the capital. The firm is also upping its corporate strength in the UK
Norton Rose has gained one partner in Asia and lost another, including hiring a new head of asset finance in Hong Kong. Energy partner Stephen Begley rejoins Norton Rose from London rival Lovells, where he was of
The race is on to see which of the city's top law firms will boast the best-paid associate. As is common when it comes to law firm pay, the going is neck and neck. Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP set the pace on Monday by
Cravath, Swaine & Moore has raised the salary bar for law firm associates in Manhattan. The firm has announced that it will award a special one-time bonus for associates in addition to the traditional year-end bonus that