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More Firms Considering Moving Away From “The Billable Hour”

More Firms Considering Moving Away From “The Billable Hour” The blawgosphere is buzzing with reports that the billable hour is dying, but as Mark Twain once quipped, “The report of my death was an exaggeration”. It all started where most trends start – Los Angeles. The Southern California stalwart…>read more

No Comment September 18, 2009

End of Week Roundup

End of Week Roundup Good morning and TGIF. To paraphrase Jerry Garcia, what a long strange week it’s been…. Here’s a look back at the highlights… The two man firm of Singer & Deutsch opened a third office… Marks & Clerk become the 2nd…>read more

No Comment September 18, 2009

Singer Deutsch to Open San Francisco office

Singer Deutsch to Open San Francisco office Singer Deutsch announced that has opened a San Francisco office inside the Bank of America Center. This is the third office for the firm, which already has offices in New York and Los Angeles. The San Francisco office will be…>read more

No Comment September 17, 2009

Marks & Clerk Closing Liverpool Office and Laying off 60

Marks & Clerk Closing Liverpool Office and Laying off 60 It’s been a rough week in the UK. First Eversheds, and now Marks & Clerk who confirmed that they are merging their Liverpool office into the Manchester office and reducing the size of their Leicester office. As part of the…>read more

No Comment September 17, 2009

Leading Republican Joins Barnes & Thornburg

Leading Republican Joins Barnes & Thornburg The head of the Illinois Republican Party, Patrick Brady, has joined Barnes & Thornburg as a partner and will be part of the white collar defense group. Brady has been the chair of the Illinois GOP since August. He was…>read more

1 Comment September 17, 2009

6 Lawyers Move to K&L Gates from Kelley Drye

6 Lawyers Move to K&L Gates from Kelley Drye Kelley, Drye & Warren lost about 25 percent of its Chicago office to Chicago newcomer K&L Gatesthis week. Partners David Rammelt and Susan Greenspon, along with one of counsel and three associates made the jump. Greenspon will join the corporate…>read more

No Comment September 17, 2009

Dallas DA to Cut Four Jobs

Dallas DA to Cut Four Jobs Budget cuts in Texas have taken their toll on the District Attorney’s office in Dallas, which is facing an approximately ten percent reduction in its operating budget. The good news is nobody is losing their job. The bad news is,…>read more

No Comment September 14, 2009

No Offers… Yet… for Alston & Bird Summers

No Offers… Yet… for Alston & Bird Summers The ides of September are nearly upon us, and Alston & Bird still haven’t decided who they want to keep. Not to worry, says the firm, offers are forthcoming, just as soon as they get it all figured out. The…>read more

No Comment September 14, 2009

Monday Morning Roundup

Monday Morning Roundup Good morning! I hope everyone had an outstanding weekend. Let’s get back to the grind with a look at Friday’s big stories. Two attorneys are returning to private practice after a stint with the treasury department… Greenberg Traurig added two…>read more

No Comment September 14, 2009

Two Former Treasury Officials Return to Private Practice

Two Former Treasury Officials Return to Private Practice David Shapiro and Alan Holmer are returning to private practice. Shapiro, who was senior counsel of domestic and international financial products in the Treasury’s Office of Tax Policy will be joining the firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers. He becomes a partner in…>read more

No Comment September 11, 2009