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Category: Biglaw

Female Employees at Herbert Smith Freehills Paid Less Than Male Counterparts

Summary: Herbert Smith Freehills shared that they paid female employees 19% less in wages than men…

Summary: Herbert Smith Freehills shared that they paid female employees 19% less in wages than men in the law firm.  Herbert…

Why Changes in the Legal Marketplace Matter

Summary: The legal industry has been adapting to a changing marketplace where consumers now control…

Summary: The legal industry has been adapting to a changing marketplace where consumers now control the field. The legal industry…

Former CEO of Health Diagnostic Laboratory Inc. Sues LeClairRyan

Summary: National law firm LeClairRyan is being sued by a former client for providing bad…

Summary: National law firm LeClairRyan is being sued by a former client for providing bad legal advice that caused the…

Susman Godfrey Beats Cravath’s Associate Bonus Scale

Summary: Susman Godfrey's 2017 year-end bonuses beat the Cravath scale.  Houston-based law firm, Susman Godfrey,…

Summary: Susman Godfrey's 2017 year-end bonuses beat the Cravath scale.  Houston-based law firm, Susman Godfrey, announced Monday that it will…

Do Lawyers like David Boies Ride the Ethics Line too Closely?

Summary: David Boies is known for taking on big cases, one of which involved a…

Summary: David Boies is known for taking on big cases, one of which involved a dispute between a man and…

Cravath Sets the Scale for This Year’s Bonus Season

Summary: Cravath announced its annual year-end associate bonus on Monday. On Monday, Cravath Swaine &…

Summary: Cravath announced its annual year-end associate bonus on Monday. On Monday, Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP announced its year-end…

Husch Blackwell Cut Number of Partners by Four Percent

Summary: Husch Blackwell will cut 40 lawyers from its firm before the end of the…

Summary: Husch Blackwell will cut 40 lawyers from its firm before the end of the year as a number of…

Non-Lawyers in Texas Law Firms Increase Their Roles

Summary: Law firms have increasingly hired non-lawyers to help with business decisions.  Non-lawyers are gaining…

Summary: Law firms have increasingly hired non-lawyers to help with business decisions.  Non-lawyers are gaining more power at Texas law…

Study Finds Successful Lawyers More Likely to Be Depressed

Summary: A new study found a correlation between lawyer's success and deterioration of their mental health. …

Summary: A new study found a correlation between lawyer's success and deterioration of their mental health.  Some mistakenly believe that success…

Merger Discussions between Hunton & Williams and Andrews Kurth

Summary: Law firms Hunton & Williams and Andrew Kurth Kenyon are rumored to be deep…

Summary: Law firms Hunton & Williams and Andrew Kurth Kenyon are rumored to be deep in merger discussions. Hunton &…

Shearman & Sterling Enacts New Parental Leave Policies

Summary: Shearman & Sterling has made big improvements to their parental leave policies in the…

Summary: Shearman & Sterling has made big improvements to their parental leave policies in the United States. Generous parental leave…

Holland & Knight to Settle Malpractice Suit

Summary: Holland & Knight will settle a malpractice suit alleging that two of their partners…

Summary: Holland & Knight will settle a malpractice suit alleging that two of their partners in Miami helped an investor…