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New Round of Deferrals at Sidley Austin

New Round of Deferrals at Sidley Austin Sidley Austin has announced its plans for the class of 2010. Some of the associates will be starting in January of 2011, with the remainder being deferred until January 2012. Yes, that’s a year and a half after graduation. All…>read more

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Bonus Season has Begun!

Bonus Season has Begun! Cravath Swaine & Moore has officially kicked off this years bonus season. It should come as no surprise that bonuses are lower than last year. The class of 2008 will get a $7500 bonus, and the class of 2002 caps…>read more

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SJ Berwin Expands into Shanghai

SJ Berwin Expands into Shanghai SJ Berwin’s 12th office and 2nd office in East Asia has opened in Shanghai. The Shanghai office will focus on Mergers and Acquisitions, Real Estate, and other core practice areas. This is SJ Berwin’s 3rd expansion this year. In April,…>read more

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Something Amiss at Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler

Something Amiss at Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler When a prominent law firm hires an ex US attorney to investigate one of its own partners, something has gone terribly awry. That’s the situation in Florida where founding partner Scott Rothstein, currently believed to be in Morocco, is being…>read more

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John O’Quinn, Prominent Texas Lawyer, Dead at 68

John O’Quinn, Prominent Texas Lawyer, Dead at 68 John O’Quinn, one of the country’s most successful trial lawyers and classic car collectors, died yesterday when the SUV he was driving lost control and hit a tree. Also killed was Johnny Lee Cutliff, an employee at his firm that…>read more

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Scary Days at Drinker Biddle

Scary Days at Drinker Biddle Drinker Biddle managed to avoid deferring its incoming associates this year by cutting salaries, as we reported back in May. Apparently that wasn’t enough, as sources are reporting more than twenty associates were laid off yesterday. So far, it appears…>read more

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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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