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We’re Doing This for Your Own Good… Really!

We’re Doing This for Your Own Good… Really! Do you wake up every morning hoping that today will be the day that your firm will improve attorney development, and strengthen its ability to recruit, retain and develop the best talent at all professional levels by cutting your salary?…>read more

No Comment October 29, 2009

Merger Update, As Promised

Merger Update, As Promised A scant few hours ago I promised to bring you any updates on the Hogan & Hartson/Lovells merger talks, and so here it is… The two firms issued a joint press release this morning announcing that the management of both…>read more

No Comment October 29, 2009

Morning Roundup

Morning Roundup Good morning everyone! It’s Thursday, October 29th and here in Las Vegas it feels like winter has already arrived. As I write this, my house is being buffeted by gusts of wind up to 50mph. Here’s a quick look back…>read more

No Comment October 29, 2009

Foley & Lardner Score Big Contract with NIH

Foley & Lardner Score Big Contract with NIH The National Institute of Health has awarded a ten year, $208 million contract to Milwaukee based Foley & Lardner. The contract calls for Foley & Lardner to provide intellectual property services in areas such as patents for biotechnology. Foley &…>read more

No Comment October 29, 2009

McGuireWoods Issues Offers for Summer Class

McGuireWoods Issues Offers for Summer Class The weather has turned cold, the leaves are falling from the trees in bright shades of orange and red, pumpkins are in season so that must mean it’s time to get around to making offers to your summer class, or…>read more

No Comment October 28, 2009

Another One for Ropes & Gray in London

Another One for Ropes & Gray in London We told you last week that Ropes & Gray is opening a new office in London. The office is being setup with two partners who moved from White & Case and two partners from the US. Now Ropes & Gray…>read more

No Comment October 28, 2009

Pepsi Faces $1.2 Billion Default Judgement

Pepsi Faces $1.2 Billion Default Judgement Pepsi Co is the victim of its own bureaucracy in a Wisconsin case that ended in a default judgement earlier this month. The background is simple enough. Two Wisconsin men sued Pepsi in June for allegedly misappropriating trade secrets from…>read more

No Comment October 28, 2009

Swine Flu Claims the Life of Texas Lawyer Sidney Davis Jr

Swine Flu Claims the Life of Texas Lawyer Sidney Davis Jr Sidney Davis Jr, a partner at Texas firm Touchstone Bernays, died from complications of the H1N1 virus, better known as the Swine Flu. Davis was appointed last month to lead an investigation into the conduct of two Dallas County constables…>read more

No Comment October 28, 2009

Morning Roundup

Morning Roundup Good morning everyone! Here’s a quick look back at yesterday’s news… Reed Smith is the latest firm to abandon lockstep compensation… NAWL has released its annual survey and it’s a good news/bad newssituation for women in BigLaw… A new law…>read more

No Comment October 28, 2009

Reed Smith Joins the Move Away from Lockstep

Reed Smith Joins the Move Away from Lockstep Citing client concerns with billing practices, Reed Smith announced a new compensation plan today. The new plan, which the company cleverly named CareeRS, separates associates into three tiers and three compensation plans based on performance. Associates will either be junior,…>read more

No Comment October 27, 2009

Job of the Day
Corporate Associate with 2-3 years of Corporate Law Experience
USA-DC-Washington

Top international law firm is seeking a corporate associate for their DC office, with 2-3 years of corporate law experience, to focus on global reorganizations matters. While prior experience with reo...