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Good News/Bad News for Women in BigLaw

Good News/Bad News for Women in BigLaw 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 more

1 Comment October 27, 2009

New California Law Provides Free Counsel in Some Civil Matters

New California Law Provides Free Counsel in Some Civil Matters 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 more

No Comment October 27, 2009

Morning Roundup

Morning Roundup Good morning everyone! Here’s a quick peek at yesterday’s news… Senator Harry Reid announced the Senate version of the health care reform bill will include a public option… A Sikh has won his fight with the US Army and will…>read more

Comments Off October 27, 2009

Senator Reid Says Senate Bill to Include a Public Option

Senator Reid Says Senate Bill to Include a Public Option In a press conference today, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced that the Senate version of the health care reform bill will include a public option, but give individual states the right to opt out. Although the current House version…>read more

1 Comment October 26, 2009

Sikh Wins Battle to Wear Religious Garb on Active Duty

Sikh Wins Battle to Wear Religious Garb on Active Duty As a young atheist in the Army, I took great delight in registering as a follower of various obscure religions each time I switched duty stations, because the base chaplain was supposed to provide appropriate services for me. It was…>read more

13 Comments October 26, 2009

Crowell & Moring Pick up Half of Folger Levin & Kahn in San Francisco

Crowell & Moring Pick up Half of Folger Levin & Kahn in San Francisco Last weekwe told you that Crowell & Moring were being hush hush about rumors the firm was prepared to merge with Folger Levin & Kahn. It turns out it wasn’t quite a merger. 29 of the 56 lawyers at Folger’s…>read more

No Comment October 26, 2009

New Round of Salary Cuts at Allen Matkins

New Round of Salary Cuts at Allen Matkins Allen Matkins is having a rough year. Back at the end of March the firm let some attorneys go. First year associate salaries were cut, along with the salaries of some additional associates. Now it appears they are finishing the…>read more

No Comment October 23, 2009

Friday Roundup

Friday Roundup Good morning everyone, and TGIF! An army reservist has won his summary judgement against SUBWAY… Ropes & Gray is opening a London office soon… WilmerHale laid off some of its staff… and there is a new class of partners at…>read more

No Comment October 23, 2009

Army Reservist Wins Legal Fight with SUBWAY

Army Reservist Wins Legal Fight with SUBWAY Lt Colonel Battie, US Army reservist and owner of two SUBWAY sandwich franchises, was called up in 2005 to serve in Iraq. When his deployment ended, he returned home to find that SUBWAY had terminated the leases on both of…>read more

No Comment October 22, 2009

Ropes & Gray Opening London Office

Ropes & Gray Opening London Office Ropes & Gray is launching a new office in London, slated to open in January of next year. The office will be led by Maurice Allen and Michael Goetz who are moving over from White & Case. Two senior partners…>read more

No Comment October 22, 2009

Job of the Day
Public Finance Associate
USA-NY-Rochester

Harter Secrest & Emery LLP seeks an attorney with 2+ years public finance experience (either as a bond lawyer or as a Section 103 tax lawyer). Enthusiasm for client service and initiative are essentia...