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Pacesetter Research: Senior Leaders and Managers Now Accountable for Corporate Culture Management?

Tue, 2023-11-14 13:40

Responsibility for corporate culture now extends beyond the CEO; senior leaders are finding themselves having to manage culture, leaving some baffled

       

'A New Line of Work': Law Firms' Higher Ed Practices Stay Busy After Affirmative Action Ruling

Tue, 2023-11-14 12:26

Hogan Lovells' Neal Katyal said about a third of his time has been spent with matters related to the court's affirmative action decision, adding that it has taken up a "huge number of hours."

       

Passengers File Class-Action Suit in State Court Over Disrupted Alaska Airlines Flight

Tue, 2023-11-14 09:54

The suit was first surfaced by Law.com Radar.

       

Buchanan Announces Merger With IP Boutique RatnerPrestia

Tue, 2023-11-14 09:20

Twenty-two attorneys and two patent agents will be joining Buchanan's IP department in the move.

       

Am Law 100 Firm Leaders Weigh In on Milbank Raises: The Morning Minute

Tue, 2023-11-14 05:00

The news and analysis you need to start your day.

       

Gibson Dunn Grabs 7-Partner Team From White & Case as It Opens Office in Saudi Arabia

Tue, 2023-11-14 04:46

All seven lawyers are joining as partners in Gibson Dunn's new Riyadh location and hail from a variety of White & Case offices.

       

For Big Law Profits This Year, Collections Remain the 'Big If'

Tue, 2023-11-14 04:00

"This could be a decent year if firms are able to speed up collections from now through year-end. So, that's the big 'if'," noted Citi's Gretta Rusanow.

       

Biden's Order on AI Provides Regulatory Momentum for US Agencies, Attorneys Say

Mon, 2023-11-13 23:54

"The executive order sets the expectations pretty high on what agencies are going to be doing," said Maneesha Mithal, a Wilson Sonsini partner.

       

Happy Anniversary ChatGPT! 10 Tips for Leveraging Generative AI In Your Law Firm Practice

Mon, 2023-11-13 23:42

While the societal impact of technology is not a new concept, GenAI stands out due to its accessibility to the public and its profound influence on knowledge-based industries like law. In addition to boosting efficiency and productivity, GenAI's new technological capabilities hold the promise of empowering lawyers to offer more precise and insightful guidance to their clients.

       

Dallas, Florida's Broward County and Others Object to 3M's PFAS Settlement

Mon, 2023-11-13 18:43

More than 20 cities, counties and public water systems objected to PFAS water contamination settlements with 3M and DuPont.

       

'Like Pouring Rocket Fuel': Clarkson Law Firm Attorneys on the Future of Generative AI Litigation

Mon, 2023-11-13 17:10

The Clarkson Law Firm's Ryan Clarkson, Tim Giordano and Tracey Cowan spoke to The Recorder about their reaction to OpenAI's newest features, including a Copyright Shield, and the potential AI-related litigation they see on the horizon.

       

Latham Nets Freelance Platform $16M at Nevada Trial Over Contract Dispute

Mon, 2023-11-13 15:50

The trial resulted in jurors finding that while Toptal did everything of significance it was required to do under its contract with Grosz, Grosz had breached the contract, harming Toptal.

       

How I Made It To Law Firm Leadership: 'Devote Time to Initiatives That Improve the Firm,' Says Scott Burwell of Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner

Mon, 2023-11-13 15:10

"Demonstrate to existing leadership that you are committed to the long-term health and success of the firm, and that you are willing to be a steward for the firm rather than simply looking out for your own personal interests."

       

How Will AI Disrupt Legal Billing? Early Innovations Offer Some Clues

Mon, 2023-11-13 10:26

AI isn't the first technology to disrupt the legal industry, but it's driving a faster pace of change and altering the law firm-legal department relationship, legal analysts report.

       

For 'Unhappy' Law Firms, There's Little Recourse From Fast Rising Legal Tech Prices

Mon, 2023-11-13 10:14

Some worry that, as legal tech becomes more essential and expensive, firms will have to cut other areas, such as personnel.

       

Web of Rights In Digital Sports Memorabilia

Mon, 2023-11-13 09:55

Here's a look at the jungle of rights, including insights from a top racetrack executive on the use of NFTs. We also lay out some practical tips for athletes, agents and attorneys on how to navigate the digital sports memorabilia landscape, including in contract negotiations and disputes.

       

Despite US Economy Concerns, Big Law Looks to Rate Hikes and Hiring to Grow in 2024, ALM's Q3 Economic Flash Survey Finds

Mon, 2023-11-13 07:57

As Big Law turns the page on another taxing year, reasons for optimism in 2024 are apparent, headlined by plans for aggressive rate increases

       

Litigation Funder Burford Capital Eyes Opportunities in the Middle East

Mon, 2023-11-13 05:16

Burford Capital believes the UAE, Qatar and Saudi Arabia are well placed to need more of its financing options.

       

Associate Pay Raises Escalate GC Fears of Billing Rate Hikes: The Morning Minute

Mon, 2023-11-13 05:00

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By-the-Hour Billing Torments Legal Departments. So Why Aren't More Demanding Alternatives?

Mon, 2023-11-13 04:45

"Billable hours is all they know," consultant Ken Callander said of many in-house attorneys. "To move toward something other than that, it's really foreign to them."

       

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