The Geneva Talks and Putin’s Inner Circle
The Geneva Talks and Putin’s Inner Circle
The Turmoil in Ukraine
The Turmoil in Ukraine
Coerced into Sex by Using Threat of Tax Penalty
Coerced into Sex by Using Threat of Tax Penalty
Proposed 2015 Budget Would Increase Taxes by $1.4 Trillion over the Next Decade
Proposed 2015 Budget Would Increase Taxes by $1.4 Trillion over the Ne...
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New Trends in Legal Education

New Trends in Legal Education Law students are worried about an increasingly competitive job market and law schools are looking for ways to better prepare them for life after school. Several schools have begun adapting their curriculum but the boldest change is coming from Washington…>read more

No Comment September 11, 2009

Arnold & Porter Begins Staff Layoffs

Arnold & Porter Begins Staff Layoffs 2009 marks the seventh consecutive year that Arnold & Porter LLP has been among the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For. However, in these trying economic times the bottom line is survival, and even “the best” need to make…>read more

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UK Firm Eversheds to Shed Over 100 Jobs

UK Firm Eversheds to Shed Over 100 Jobs Eversheds, a top UK law firm, is looking for ways to save a little money, or to, dare I say it, shed a few pounds. Its real estate practice is flagging in this tough economy, putting the jobs of 33…>read more

No Comment September 10, 2009

Two-Thirds of Drinker Biddle Summers Get Offers

Two-Thirds of Drinker Biddle Summers Get Offers In a year marked by layoffs, deferred start dates and low offer rates, this almost sounds like good news. Drinker Biddle made offers to 25 out of 37 summer associates, firm wide. While it’s certainly better than we’ve seen from…>read more

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Thursday News Roundup

Thursday News Roundup Good morning! Here’s a quick recap of yesterday’s top stories… Katten picked up four litigatorsfrom Hunton & Williams… Andrew Cuomo and Bank of America continued their public squabble… Sonnenschein undergoes another round of layoffs…. Merger talks are over between Ice…>read more

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Four White Collar Litigators Move from Hunton & Williams to Katten

Four White Collar Litigators Move from Hunton & Williams to Katten Katten Muchin Rosenman picked up four litigators today from Hunton & Williams. Three partners, Steven Solow, Whitney Ellerman, and Karl Heisler along with one associate, Kristine Rembach, are making the move to Katten’s Washington DC office. This marks the start…>read more

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More Storm Clouds at Sonnenschein

More Storm Clouds at Sonnenschein One week ago we reported on an unknown number of layoffs at Sonnenschein. Today we get word that the firm, whose name is German for “sunshine”, has let go of 10 income partners and as many as 20 other attorneys.…>read more

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No Merger for Ice Miller and Greenbaum Doll

No Merger for Ice Miller and Greenbaum Doll At the end of last year, Indianapolis firm Ice Miller began negotiating a merger with Greenbaum, Doll & McDonald. The merger was expected to take place by the end of 2009, but now unnamed sources at Greenbaum say the deal…>read more

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Department of Labor Hiring 250 Investigators

Department of Labor Hiring 250 Investigators Reacting to a report showing widespread violations of labor and wage laws in low paying urban jobs, the US Department of Labor is hiring 250 investigators as part of an effort to ramp up enforcement. According to Secretary of Labor…>read more

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Wednesday Morning Roundup

Wednesday Morning Roundup Good morning! After a long weekend, things started slow yesterday but really picked up steam. Here’s an overview of the day’s hottest stories… The Supreme Court has a big week planned… Attorney-Client privilege is becoming an issue back east… Bill…>read more

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