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U.S. law firm layoffs pick up pace as economy slows

Mar 12, 2008 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…

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DLA Piper kicks off laterals season in the US

Jan 27, 2008 The first few weeks of 2008 already have marked an abundance of lateral hires among partners making a switch for better opportunities at some of the nation's biggest law firms. In one of the more prominent switches to…

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Chicago law firms expand in Charlotte

Jan 11, 2008 In 1998, Chicago law firm Mayer Brown established an office in Charlotte to be close to that city's bankers. A decade later, its local rivals are trying to muscle in on what has become a lucrative financial-services…

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