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‘From the Inside Out’ With Lee Drucker Of Lake Whillans [Sponsored]

We discuss the basics of litigation finance and uncover insider insights for lawyers looking to engage more with the burgeoning field.
Tags: Podcast, Law, Biglaw, Sponsored Content, In-House Counsel, Litigation Finance, Lake Whillans, Outside Counsel, Lee Drucker, From The Inside Out

Biglaw Firm Pushing Out Senior Associates

We're told the associates have six months to find new jobs.
Tags: Layoffs, Law, Biglaw, Cahill, Cahill Gordon & Reindel, Stealth Layoffs

In-House Counsel: Tell Us About Your Outside Law Firms (Again!)

GCs and corporate counsel: which law firms are at the top of your lists?
Tags: Law, Rankings, Survey, Biglaw, In-House Counsel, Outside Counsel

Junior Lawyers Are Going Extinct And Nobody Knows What To Do About It

Technology will reduce the market for junior attorneys and that carries with it some significant ripple effects.
Tags: Technology, Law, Law Schools, Biglaw

Biglaw Firm Really Wants People To Know Their Alum Is Running For President

Davis Polk shows its support for an alum.
Tags: Law, Kirsten Gillibrand, Biglaw, Davis Polk

This Biglaw Firm’s Getting Behind A Presidential Candidate

Davis Polk shows its support for an alum.
Tags: Law, Kirsten Gillibrand, Biglaw, Davis Polk, Presidential Candidate

Ask An Attorney: I Work In Biglaw. Should I Give Away My Sperm? 

Just remember the value of attorneys, and that even Biglaw attorneys need other attorneys to get it right.
Tags: Law, Advice, Family law, Biglaw, Sperm Donation, Ellen Trachman, Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART

Salaries Are Up And So Are The Non-Traditional Benefits

The key to finding an employer that fits your style may be in the perks.
Tags: Law, Biglaw, In-House Counsel, Associate Salaries, In-House Salaries

Older Attorneys And Younger Lawyers Practice Law Very Differently

Veteran attorneys are usually more rigid in how they approach the practice of law, while younger attorneys typically embrace flexibility.
Tags: Law, Biglaw, Small Law Firms, Jordan Rothman

On Emojis And Shutdowns

Here are two concepts that shouldn't fit together, but welcome to 2019.
Tags: Podcasts, Law, Government, Department Of Justice, Biglaw, Thinking Like A Lawyer

Former Biglaw Chairman Dies In Fiery Blaze

According to a colleague, he 'thought about the law as a noble calling, and not just as a business or a profession.'
Tags: Law, Deaths, Biglaw, Disasters / Emergencies, Partner Issues, Sullivan & Cromwell, John Merow, Mary Merow

3 Questions For A Biglaw Challenger (Part II)

Lawyers at Pierce Bainbridge will tell you that they've never had so much fun practicing law.
Tags: Law, Uncategorized, Intellectual Property, Biglaw, Boutique Law Firms, Gaston Kroub, Pierce Bainbridge, David Hecht

Greasing The Gears Of Legal Commerce — Automatic, Systematic, Hydromatic ( Innovation

Close your eyes and picture a magically perfect legal services market.
Tags: Technology, Law, Biglaw

Biglaw Firm That Just Lost Over A Dozen Partner Loses Even More

Wow, more partners are leaving the firm.
Tags: Law, Biglaw, Whiteford Taylor Preston, Lateral Moves, LeClairRyan

Am Law 200 Firm Pinched For Labor Law Violations

If you're going to breach labor laws, at least don't put it in writing.
Tags: Law, Biglaw, Labor / Employment, Goldberg Segalla

Law School Openly Begging Students To Talk To Kasowitz

The firm can't get anyone to hang out at their table.
Tags: Law, Law Schools, Biglaw, University Of Virginia Law School, Marc Kasowitz, Kasowitz Benson, Kasowitz

Morning Docket: 01.14.19

* In this bombshell report, it was revealed that almost immediately after President Trump fired former FBI director James Comey, the agency launched a criminal and counterintelligence investigation into whether Trump was working on Russia's behalf. No collusion? [New York Times] * "They’re not God, after all. They could be wrong." Meanwhile, Rudy Giuliani says the president's legal team should be allowed to "correct" special counsel Robert Mueller's report before anyone else gets to read it, in...
Tags: Law, Congress, Washington Post, Russia, Fbi, New York Times, Deaths, Donald Trump, Government Shutdown, Wall Street Journal, Rudy Giuliani, Law Schools, Biglaw, Aba, Hamilton, Ticketmaster

So You Got Your Grades, Now What? (Part II — The Bad News)

What happens to students who had a weak academic showing?
Tags: Law, Law Schools, Biglaw, Career Services, Job Searches, Law Students, Clerkships, Law School Grades, Nicholas Alexiou

Numbers Are Up For Women In Biglaw, But Certain Minorities Continue To Fall Behind

As usual, we're forced to celebrate fractional progress for diversity and inclusion within Biglaw firms.
Tags: Law, Women's Issues, Biglaw, Law Firm Diversity, Minority Issues, National Association of Law Placement (NALP

Biglaw Firm’s Great New Benefit For New Parents: Bill Less

This program helps new parents get acclimated to their new responsibilities.
Tags: Law, Biglaw, Billable Hours, Parental Leave, Duane Morris, The Jabot

5 Steps Every Law Firm Leader Should Take Now To Prepare For 2019

Law firm leaders: it’s time for New Year’s resolutions. Here’s where to start.
Tags: Law, Advice, Biglaw, James Goodnow, Partner Issues, Ideas for 2019

Law Firms Believe In Themselves… Don’t Have Much Faith In The Rest Of Y’All

2019 isn't going to be much different than 2018 according to law firm leadership.
Tags: Law, Biglaw, Citi Private Bank Law Firm Group

A Front-Row Seat To The Rise Of Litigation Finance: An Interview With Marla Decker [Sponsored]

Three years after leaving Biglaw for a young litigation-finance firm, is she glad she made the move?
Tags: Money, Law, Biglaw, Litigators, Marla Decker, Sponsored Content, Litigation Finance, Lake Whillans, Lake Whillans Litigation Finance

Morning Docket: 01.10.19

* It's probably sociopathic to make "I just killed a deer" part of your online dating banter, but it's downright stupid when you make it part of your online dating banter while trying to woo a game warden. [CNN] * Ahoy maties! Maritime firms Jones Walker and Fowler Rodriguez merge. [Daily Business Review] * Coming legal developments that could revolutionize the law. [] * Florida's "Stand Your Ground" law now covers police officers shooting innocent people in the back. [Slate] * Federa...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, Supreme Court, Law, Courts, Law Schools, Biglaw, Class Actions, Seyfarth Shaw, Jones Walker, New York Law Journal, Morning Docket, Daily Business Review, Guns / Firearms, Syracuse University College of Law, Stand Your Ground

Benchslapped Biglaw Partner Says Judge In Mueller Case Is Big Meanie In New Filing

He's not pleased that the 'self-proclaimed patriots' he's heard from want him to 'promptly die.'
Tags: Law, Biglaw, Reed Smith, Quote Of The Day, Robert Mueller, Dabney Friedrich, Mueller Investigation, Eric Dubelier, Katherine Seikaly