Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld is among the law firms rescinding summer associate offers or making them less appealing. Associates positions in Los Angeles and New York are affected. Proskauer Rose reportedly warned
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Students who would have focused on New York summer positions in better economic times are now looking in other cities and at smaller law firms...
According to abovethelaw, at a party organised by Proskauer in Boston two summer associates said they would accept their offers only if two associates could finish the remaining beef in 15 minutes. Two associates rose to
A career expert has some advice for law firms running summer associate programs: Spend less money on late-night parties and more on training and mentoring programs. Writing for the National Law Journal, Lauren Stiller
International law firm Mayer Brown has teamed up with EmployAbility, a leading disability organisation, to recruit disabled students for its summer work placement scheme.
That's the big question, since this year's summer associates received offers before the economic downturn...
This year’s biglaw summer associates may face a shortage of client work. This year, with the slowdown in transactions, some firms like WilmerHale and Latham expect to have less to assign, particularly corporate work.
This time last year, salaried lawyers at many of America's largest firms had just scored a pay bump, as business was blazing and firms were scrambling to keep talent. Now, due largely to a slowdown in work relating to
A handful of students on a work placement at Allen & Overy will be jetting around the world as part of its summer scheme. The magic circle giant will be spreading 11 students over four international offices: Amsterdam,
Law firms have discovered YouTube. Actually, they have discovered that the law students they are trying to recruit as summer associates watch the popular Internet video site. Several firms are trying to parlay that