A decade after their first attempt to compete with law firms foundered, the Big Four have refined their strategies and are entering legal markets again.
From IBM research facilities in New York to tiny startups in Silicon Valley, technology companies have set their sights on upending the legal services industry.
Through dogged detective work, the oil giant's lawyers pieced together the clues that pointed to fraud in an Ecuadorean court.
Quinn Emanuel angles for a lead role in the new spate of class actions against banks.
Six years after the former U.S. senator from North Carolina destroyed his once-promising political career, Edwards is back in the courtroom as a trial lawyer, having reactivated his law license. He discusses his return to legal practice with staff writer Susan Beck.
Jenner & Block took a law designed to combat the mob and turned it against New York landlord Pinnacle Group. As a result, as many as 22,000 tenants now have access to a streamlined claims process that lets them seek reimbursement from Pinnacle for alleged rent overcharges, harassment and interference in tenancy rights.
The DOJ's settlement with BNP Paribas raises questions about the role of the bank's lawyers.
Seeing opportunities in the legal marketplace, companies are jumping into the breach.
A Washington white-collar partner sets the standard for death penalty trial work. There's room for others to follow.
For those whose summer reading consists mostly of briefs and deal memos, a trio of mighty PDF apps.
Medtronic/Covidien; Tyson/Hillshire; Time Inc. Spinoff; Level 3/TW Telecom; Apple/Beats
Meritor v. Eaton; Catholic Healthcare West v. U.S. Foods; Vergara v. State of California; Grocery Manufacturers Association v. Sorrell; Macy's v. J.C. Penney