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Summary: With the difficult legal market, some law schools are offering business training to give extra value. With the law of compensation, supply and demand, working between a legal market unable to take on too many fresh grads and law…>read moreNo Comment February 13, 2015
Summary: A survey by Citi Private Bank and a report on Biglaw bonuses suggest firms are becoming optimistic. We’ve seen great news for the economy with more employed than before the 2008 recession and with unemployment at a low; but…>read moreNo Comment November 26, 2014
Summary: Large firms are increasingly using in-house ethics counselors for resolving malpractice concerns. Considering how sticky it can get in large firms when lawyers want to question the ethics of a senior associate, many may feel it is best not…>read moreNo Comment November 3, 2014
Summary: Boston Law firm Bingham McCutchen, once on top, now is struggling to survive. Boston-based Law firm Bingham McCutchen LLP has made an impressive run of it, since their inception back in 1891. They’ve grown consistently and considerably, and banked…>read moreNo Comment October 23, 2014
Click here to read the full article on LawCrossing for an in-depth explanation of all 10 reasons why older attorneys have a harder time finding work in law firms. Finding work is hard for older attorneys and requires a unique…>read moreNo Comment July 29, 2014
The national mortgage giant, Fannie Mae has unexpectedly cut off ties with two law firms that used to handle the lion’s share of foreclosures in Colorado. Fannie Mae will no longer have any business to do with The Castle…>read moreNo Comment April 14, 2014
Sacramento’s largest law firm, Downey Brand LLP, has kept on losing lawyers throughout the year, and this time, another eight partners are leaving the law firm to float their own boutiques. This brings down the lawyer headcount in Downey…>read moreNo Comment April 2, 2014
The recent Peer Monitor Index for Mid-Size Law Firms published by Thomson Reuters has quite aptly been titled “A Glass Half Full or Half Empty?” after observing the recent performances of law firms. As the report marks, since 2008, all…>read moreNo Comment April 2, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court held this Tuesday that the application of the Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower provisions also protects privately held contractors and subcontractors of a company from retaliation. The court made it clear that the rules also apply to contractors like…>read moreNo Comment March 5, 2014
U.S. Supreme Court Says Investors Can Sue Law Firms Connected with Stanford Ponzi Scheme under State Laws
In Chadbourne & Parke LLP v. Troice et al., the U.S. Supreme Court has held that investors in Stanford’s Ponzi scheme are not barred by the SLUSA from suing Chadbourne & Parke and Proskeur Rose, as the investors did not…>read moreNo Comment February 27, 2014
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