Pay for Associate Hours? More Companies Say 'No Thanks'

DHL and other companies are experimenting more often with hiring their own freshly-minted law school graduates, rather than paying a premium for young lawyers at outside firms.

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    By Vivia Chen, The Careerist

    Women now represent 19 percent of equity partners—a record high, though still a sad showing. For those of us who've been covering women in the legal profession for over a decade, "depressing" is the usual standard. And while 19 percent remains woefully low, women seem to be on a forward march.

  • A Tale of Two Law Firm IPOs

    By Chris Johnson

    Slater & Gordon is struggling a decade after its landmark initial public offering. But the U.K.-based Gately has so far thrived as a publicly traded law firm.

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