In the age of the mega-firm, it's more crucial than ever for partners to take an active role in overseeing the business they own.
Our annual Law Firm Leaders Survey finds managing partners hopeful, if uncertain, about their firms' prospects for next year.
Law firm accounting has gray areas that don't exist for other big businesses. After Dewey, is it time for more clarity?
Dentons has sent a clear message: Bigger is better. But the latest deals across Asia also raise questions about its aggressive growth strategy.
The Careerist offers her forecast for law schools, associates, equity partners, nonequity partners, women in Big Law, Boomers—and Alan Dershowitz.
The Paris climate talks won't be enough. Can courts grab control of the thermostat?
Short reports: The SEC and general counsel; AIG to help companies slash outside legal spending; how to deal with regulators.
The latest mobile operating system improves multitasking, but not enough to make the iPad a true laptop replacement for lawyers.
Most of The Am Law 200 will only be able to grow by taking market share. Here are ways to think about industries and practice areas that will bear fruit for your firm.
The American Lawyer's annual review of news and trends from the nation's courtrooms.
What Big Law earns from lobbying—and from less traditional public policy work.
A perk of doing work for Lucsasfilm? An early screening of the new Star Wars film.
Realization rates are lower this year, a new report shows. That's partly because of discounts that firms sometimes offer under pressure from clients or to incentivize clients to pay faster.
One-third of lawyers promoted to partner this year were women, a study finds.
After a hotly contested takeover, the billionaire investor settles with two banks, but not with Wachtell.
Directed to stop hearing matters involving Iranians, an Iranian-American immigration judge turned to Cooley. The result: the DOJ will settle with Judge A. Ashley Tabaddor for $200,000.
The firm nabs a record 10 high court clerks. Hiring bonuses for these prized associates are said to be $300,000 apiece.
"Entitled" is this month's legal theme. Or, best-sellers penned one per year.
Four broad themes defined 2015: mergers, financial pressures, the nature of partnership and leadership challenges.
But pot, hookers and debts can kill a security clearance for a would-be government lawyer.
United States v. Credit Agricole; Quadrant Structured Products v. Vertin; Chickasaw Nation v. U.S. Department of the Interior; Bard v. Gore