In a new book, futurist Richard Susskind finds most firms unprepared for the challenges ahead.
A back-to-basics approach to legal education would benefit both firms and clients.
Our picks for the most important lateral moves in 2011.
As other IP specialty firms disappear, Finnegan continues to flourish, racking up wins--for clients large and small at every major litigation venue--that are also helping to shape the future of intellectual property law.
By fixating on lateral hiring, firm leaders risk replicating some of the industry's most epic disasters.
The Patriot Act's overreach continues to affect lawyers, as well as ordinary Americans.
Some of the entrants on this year's Am Law 100 list are firms in name only, contends K&L Gates chairman Peter Kalis. Because The American Lawyer now treats two or more independent firms within a Swiss verein as a single law firm, it has debased the financial results upon which its ranking rests.
Why President Obama's antiterror policies look so much like George W. Bush's.
A federal law that requires government employees to lie? Really? Yes. The military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy institutionalizes dishonesty.
Fear not, critics of Citizens United. A solution to the problem of corporate money in elections is at hand.