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Summary: As law schools are doing more to raise enrollment than in 2009, there is indication some law schools may soon close. Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley School of Law was the first of what may soon become a…>read moreNo Comment December 2, 2014
Summary: Why are there really fewer law firm jobs out there? While the declining legal market, the recession, and increased law school enrollment have all been blamed, what is the real reason fewer law firm jobs are available? These…>read moreNo Comment August 15, 2014
More associates are happy with their large law firm jobs than in a decade. How is this possible? With places like CareerBliss and its 65,000 “employee-generated reviews” saying nay, why does a survey from the American Lawyer show that “Job…>read moreNo Comment September 2, 2013
Citi Private Bank, which uses its connections with over 600 U.S. and U.K. law firms and 35,000 individual lawyers, to produce yearly reports on how the legal market is doing, has released its “first-half” report, now that we are halfway…>read moreNo Comment August 19, 2013
The current law market illustrates the principle of compensation quiet well. With schools like McGeorge School of Law down on student body size by 40 percent, necessarily the school will have to contract and release staff, adjusting tuition and changing…>read moreNo Comment July 23, 2013
The Hildebrandt and Citi Reports continue to depress us, telling us this time that 2012’s legal market is as backwards as 2011. Amidst the series of predictions the reports made, little put a rainbow of hope on the rain cloud…>read moreNo Comment February 15, 2012
Upcoming lawyer face enormous financial debt from college only to enter into a legal market with no available jobs. Despite this disheartening fact, William Robinson, the president of the American Bar Association, thinks that law students should have researched the…>read moreNo Comment January 18, 2012
2010 was a good year for Reed Smith, as revenues and profits, along with other key financial numbers all moved upward. Gross revenue moved up 1.7% and the firm also increased its profit margin by a point. And it managed…>read moreNo Comment February 10, 2011
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton revealed its plan to launch a Hong Kong law practice with a partner recruited out of Norton Rose, a UK based law firm. Cleary, like several other US firms before it, is responding to a rapidly growing legal…>read moreNo Comment December 3, 2010
Six Jones Walker attorneys based in Louisiana have been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America 2011 as “Lawyers of the Year.” The attorneys honored with the Lawyer of the Year designations are: William M Backstrom Jr. (tax law, New…>read moreNo Comment November 9, 2010
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