Is Big Law the realm of guys alone? Some statistics would suggest so. Our investigation includes firm-by-firm data of women equity partners plus a look at innovative firms that are diversifying their ranks in novel ways.
While they didn't match the growth of The Am Law 100, Second Hundred firms—those ranked 101 to 200 on The American Lawyer's list of the nation's top grossing firms—chalked up gains in a tough environment in 2014. Overall, gross revenue was up 2.1 percent, revenue per lawyer climbed by 3.25 percent, and profits per equity partner improved 5 percent.
The percentage of minorities at large law firms has hardly budged, our Diversity Scorecard shows.
What Big Law can learn from corporate boards abroad.
Facing trial, the failed firm's leaders blame Dewey's demise on the Manhattan DA's office.
So far this year, three Am Law 200 law firms have picked up smaller firms in the Windy City.
The Third Circuit holds that the U.S. government illegally confiscated 10 1933 'Double Eagle' coins from the clients of Kramer Levin partner Barry Berke.
In messages now posted online, Sony in-house lawyers discuss their outside counsel—not always favorably.
An Orrick pro bono team convinces an appeals court to void three activists' sabotage convictions.
Ahead of McKenna Long's merger with Dentons, members of a key D.C. practice jump to Covington.
We've uncovered some sobering statistics in our special report on women in Big Law.
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