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Halloween Roundup

Halloween Roundup Good morning everyone! It’s October 30th and here’s your look back at yesterday’s news. Jones Day gets one of its partners back… Kaye Scholer is not extending its deferrals, sort of… Foley Hoag tests the limits of corporate spin… and…>read more

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Former Jones Day Partner Rejoins Firm After a Stint at DoJ

Former Jones Day Partner Rejoins Firm After a Stint at DoJ For the past eight years, Gregory Katsas has held high level posts at the Justice Department. Mr. Katsas served as Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Division of the U.S. Department of Justice from June 2008 to January 2009. Between…>read more

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Incoming Associate Class Split, Half Will do Pro Bono Work at Reduced Salary

Incoming Associate Class Split, Half Will do Pro Bono Work at Reduced Salary Incoming associates at Kaye Scholer will all start in January, right on (deferred) schedule. The only thing is, half of them will be paid $100,000 less per year than their colleagues. The class was divided based partially on practice group…>read more

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Employee Benefits Attorney-Partner (562003)
USA-PA-Philadelphia

One of the region\'s highly regarded, mid-sized law firms is offering attractive terms to a partner-level attorney with demonstrated expertise in the area of employee benefits/ERISA law.  An LL.M...