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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 moreNo Comment View Count: 13 October 29, 2009
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 moreNo Comment View Count: 14 October 29, 2009
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 moreNo Comment View Count: 11 October 28, 2009
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 moreNo Comment View Count: 17 October 28, 2009
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 moreNo Comment View Count: 20 October 28, 2009
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 moreNo Comment View Count: 14 October 28, 2009
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 moreNo Comment View Count: 14 October 28, 2009
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 moreNo Comment View Count: 15 October 27, 2009
The National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL) has released its fourth annual National Survey on Retention and Promotion of Women in Law Firms and the results are a mixed bag. On the up side, the compensation gap between male and…>read more1 Comment View Count: 24 October 27, 2009
Governor Schwarzenegger signed a bill today that guarantees legal counsel to indigent respondents in some civil matters, such as foreclosures and child custody cases. The law applies to anyone whose income places them below 200% of the poverty level. Reaction…>read moreNo Comment View Count: 13 October 27, 2009
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