When law professor Kathleen Sullivan joined the upstart Quinn Emanuel in 2005, it wasn't clear that this unusual pairing would work. It has.
Despite decades of effort and millions of dollars spent, the U.K.'s Magic Circle firms still haven't made a dent in the New York market.
Ten years after John Roberts made his last argument before the U.S. Supreme Court, The American Lawyer looks back at his appellate career and the hints he gave about the justice he would become.
Advice from the master: What appellate lawyers can do to improve their game.
Over 17 years at Hogan & Hartson and the solicitor general's office, John Roberts Jr. collaborated with and mentored dozens of lawyers. Here are a few of the people whose careers he influenced.
The gender gap is alive and well, according to our survey of 5,683 midlevel associates at 134 law firms. Women gave their firms lower marks than men did in many areas on our midlevel survey. Some of the most pronounced differences were in the areas of workload, importance of partnership, commitment to diversity, and family-friendliness.
Midlevel job satisfaction is higher than it's been for years, but women are less satisfied than their male counterparts.
The ideas and initiatives that changed the world of big law over the past half century, and the people behind them.
Shearman & Sterling may have slipped on our key metrics, but the recently installed management team is already delivering on its fix-it plan: more litigation, client teams, and relying on homegrown talent.
Some firms took a beating during the recession; others were barely fazed. Who thrived, who merely survived—and why?