In fiscal 2012, The Am Law 100—which has a new leader in gross revenue this year—posted modest gains on all our key metrics. Read the complete package.
In a shaky recovery, corporate lawyers played an even more crucial role than they did in boom times. Here are 14 who had a hand in 2012's most notable transactions.
EMC has made repeated trips to the Federal Circuit to transfer a case brought against the company in the Eastern District of Texas. In the process it's won rulings that could benefit other defendants.
Since the recession, firms have quietly increased paid-in partner capital levels in a quest to lessen their reliance on bank debt.
In demand ex-prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald chooses Skadden—but insists on a few conditions.
How a group of young women litigators made their names defending Baxter Pharmaceuticals against a breast implant mass tort.
Paul Clement and the tiny firm he joined in 2011 have already taken on gay marriage, immigration, health care, voting rights, and redistricting. What's next?
Nonequity partner pay has been a big secret at Am Law firms . . . until now.
As Africa's economy takes off, independent firms prosper, and global firms refine their strategy. A look at the changing landscape.
The complete results of our survey of 5,543 third-, fourth-, and fifth-year associates at 129 law firms, including a collection of interactive charts ranking the firms by size, by city, and from A to Z.