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Dollar's Strength May Influence Billing, Talent and Expenses in Big Law

Tue, 2022-08-09 13:33

Exchange rates could affect how U.S. law firms manage certain expenses, set billing rates and attract laterals. And firms outside the U.S. could also benefit.

       

Mar-a-Lago Raid Could Mean Trouble for Trump, Legal Community Says

Tue, 2022-08-09 13:03

"If they can do it to a former president, imagine what they can do to you," Republicans said, criticizing the raid.

       

Congress and the Evolving SECURE Act

Tue, 2022-08-09 11:35

The SECURE Act aims to encourage Americans to save more for retirement, in part by making that process easier. Now that SECURE 2.0 has passed the House, it's on its way to the Senate.

       

How I Made Partner: 'My Ability to Anticipate, Empathize and Execute,' Says Kate Unger Davis of Dechert

Tue, 2022-08-09 11:02

"Challenging yourself to work with new people, on new cases and in new roles is where growth happens."

       

What Prospective Hires Look For in a Law Firm Cyber Practice

Tue, 2022-08-09 11:00

For attorneys in the market, the search for the "right fit" cyber practice often comes down to considering a firm's knowledge base and reach.

       

'Early Warning' on Law Firm Profits: The Morning Minute

Tue, 2022-08-09 06:00

The news and analysis you need to start your day.

       

Linklaters Notches Lowest PEP Among Magic Circle Firms

Tue, 2022-08-09 05:52

The firm boosted revenue by 6.5% during the FY 2021-22.

       

Antitrust Lawyers Predict a 'Long Slog' in LIV Golf Players' Legal Battle with the PGA Tour

Tue, 2022-08-09 00:41

"I think discovery will be broad with many documents produced from the parties and third parties and numerous depositions. I do not see the PGA Tour compromising. It needs its rules in order to keep its players," antitrust lawyer Craig Seebald said.

       

Ahead of the Curve: New York Isn't the Only State That Prohibits Hybrid JD Grads From Sitting for the Bar

Mon, 2022-08-08 21:23

This week, we're examining two other states, in addition to New York, that place limitations on sitting for the bar for graduates of hybrid J.D. program

       

Spurred by COVID, Conflict-Averse Japan Is Becoming More Litigious

Mon, 2022-08-08 21:00

Traditionally, international arbitration has not been a popular method of dispute resolution among Japanese companies. But it has now come to account for a larger share of revenue for law firms in Japan, with some saying the increase has been dramatic.

       

With Vet Support Bill Set to Become Law, Attorneys Prepare to Represent Camp Lejeune Victims

Mon, 2022-08-08 17:26

Under the PACT Act of 2022, a new federal cause of action included in the veterans-support bill could spur litigation from hundreds of thousands of former Camp Lejeune residents, lawyers said.

       

Former Vice Chancellor Slights Joins Wilson Sonsini as Partner

Mon, 2022-08-08 15:22

Ex-Vice Chancellor Joseph R. Slights III is now the second judge to retire from the Court of Chancery and head to Wilson Sonsini, joining former Chancellor William B. Chandler III

       

After Multiple Revisions, ABA House of Delegates Withdraws Diversity and Inclusion Resolution

Mon, 2022-08-08 14:08

The resolution was withdrawn to await further consideration and discussion with other entities, an ABA spokesperson told Law.com on Monday.

       

ABA House of Delegates Votes to Loosen Restrictions on Distance Education for Law Students

Mon, 2022-08-08 13:03

"This measure is prudent, and provides needed clarification as the new academic year begins," Anthony Crowell, dean and president of New York Law School, told Law.com Monday.

       

How I Made Partner: 'I Can Wrangle, Navigate, and Negotiate,' Says Anu Yerramalli of Latham & Watkins

Mon, 2022-08-08 11:32

Find opportunities that will help build your reputation, both substantively and as a member of the community.

       

It May Not Be Too Late to Assume That Lease

Mon, 2022-08-08 11:19

Given the potentially harsh consequence of failing to timely assume a vital lease, a Chapter 11 debtor must be vigilant to avoid a forfeiture. It is important to know, however, that all might not be lost even if the debtor misses this deadline.

       

How I Made Office Managing Partner: 'I Operate With a Strategic Growth Mindset,' Says Greg Davis of Ropes & Gray

Mon, 2022-08-08 11:08

Do your best work, be professional, be kind, and stay open to the possibilities. It's a long, sometimes rough ride, but it's worth it.

       

Legal Departments Ongoing Vendor Cull Is Mixed Blessing for Legal Tech

Mon, 2022-08-08 11:00

Corporate legal department vendor count is still struggling to bounce back, but experts say it could be an opportunity for legal tech companies to brush up on the client services they include in the product.

       

David Sanford Talks Social Justice, Judicial Credibility and the Never-Ending Fight Against Discrimination

Mon, 2022-08-08 10:00

"We're at a crisis point in many ways in the country — in democracy and certainly with respect to the judiciary."

       

Regulatory Credentials | Layoff Pressure | Discovery Fail: The Morning Minute

Mon, 2022-08-08 06:00

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