Dentons CEO Elliott Portnoy and chairman Joe Andrew have both been re-elected in their positions at the firm, and will stay on for a new three-year term. Portnoy and Andrew have
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Lateral partner moves in the US reached an all-time high in 2009, according to The American Lawyer’s annual Lateral Report. In the 12 months ending Sept. 30, 2,775 partners left or joined the biggest firms in the
Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal laid off an undisclosed number of non-lawyer staff members last Friday. The US law firm also plans to abandon lockstep pay. Associates will be divided into three categories: associate,
Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP, which has 800 attorneys in the U.S. and Europe with 13 offices including Zurich, Los Angeles, New York, Brussels and Silicon Valley. confirmed that “less than three dozen” attorneys
Wall Street lawyers whose businesses falter find their bankers promptly at the door asking for repayment of loans. BusinessWeek article by Michael Orey about the fall of Thacher Proffitt & Wood
The US government has hired two law firms with bankruptcy experience - Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal, and Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft - to advise the Treasury Department on the planned restructuring of General Motors
Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal has taken the lead role on the $13.9bn sale of US bank IndyMac following its December capture of 100 lawyers from Thacher Proffitt & Wood.
700-lawyer-firm Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal has laid off 24 associates as well as support staff in its second round of staff cuts this year...
As investment banks continue to announce widespread redundancies, the largest global law firms are turning in double-digit revenue increases despite the credit crunch forcing a downturn in deal activity.
Morrison Foerster has hired a three-partner IP team from Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal for its Palo Alto and Washington DC offices. Alexandria Hadjis and Kristen Yohannan join as partners in Washington while Rudy Kim
The U.S. legal service sector lost 1,100 jobs in May, according to U.S. Department of Labor statistics released Friday. Layoffs at large firms, along with tightening throughout the market generally, contributed to the
According to a post on Above the Law, Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal has recently laid off 37 lawyers, 75 staff members, and 12 nonlawyer timekeepers. Firm Chairman Elliot Portnoy said the firm's litigation and real
Sullivan & Worcester's Washington partner Vince, James Costan, and 16 other members of Sullivan's energy practice have bolted for Sonnenschein's Public Law and Policy Strategies group, which includes everything from M&A
For the second year in a row, 460-lawyer Chicago firm Jenner & Block has axed equity partners. At least 10 partners have been told to give up their equity and some have been asked to leave. Last year, the firm stripped