Lateral activity at Am Law 200 firms continued to flourish in 2015, our Lateral Survey shows. Are firms and potential hires doing their due diligence?
It's been a boom year for hiring, our Lateral Survey shows. But can these new recruits really deliver?
Maura Grossman, a Wachtell lawyer, developed a better way to do e-discovery. Why are so few other firms taking a lead with tech?
Lawyers for DuPont and the Justice Department teamed up to protect Kevlar, the iconic body armor—and redefined trade secrets law.
A Q&A with the Paul Weiss partner about sexuality, stereotypes and her work in the case that legalized gay marriage.
Health care GCs have merging on their minds; in-house counsel call the shots with law firms; and predictions for 2016.
With the world’s nations pledging to slow global warming, firms look for ways to cut their greenhouse gas emissions.
The huge, new model is the most office-friendly tablet yet, but it still won't replace your laptop.
With large firms hungry for more patent litigation work, smaller IP specialty shops are hot properties.
In a reproductive freedom case, more than 100 women lawyers tell the Supreme Court about why each decided to terminate a pregnancy.
While working as an international trade lawyer at Mayer Brown, Michael Punke wrote a novel of revenge, set in the American West in the 1820s. Now Punke is U.S. deputy trade respresentative and U.S. ambassador to the WTO—and his book is the basis for a movie that has garnered 12 Oscar nominations.
A federal district judge in New Jersey faults the law firm over the records of its interviews in the Bridgegate investigation.
Via a new group, the Associates Committee, young lawyers pool donations to support legal nonprofits.
Last year the Supreme Court nixed the law firm's bid to recoup $7 million spent defending its fee application in Asarco LLC's insolvency. Now, in a new case, Baker Botts has asked the court to approve a revised bankruptcy fee agreement.
Law firms and other advisers have billed $1.6 billion as creditors fight for the bankrupt company's assets.
Things that seldom, if ever, involve mass torts.
Our new China 25 survey reports gross revenue for the country's largest firms—and finds some surprises.
As they fight New York's attorney general, DraftKings and FanDuel are relying on an all-star lineup.
In an unusual deal, the law firm advised Virginia Conservation Legacy Fund buy land and two coal mines for both reclamation efforts and active mining.
A new inquiry suggests that a Clayton Utz tax partner might be a legal adviser to the creator of bitcoin.
The financial disclosures for federal appeals judges reveal some unexpected sources of income.
The Wall Street powerhouse becomes the first law firm to chalk up more than $1 trillion in deals in one year.
You're expanding, and so are we, with a stronger presence in London and Hong Kong and with new strength in insurance and other areas.
In a Duracell battery case, plaintiffs lawyers got $5.7 million. Their clients got just $345,000. Here's why that's fair.
MBI International Holdings v. Barclays Bank; Depomed v. Horizon Pharma; Federal Trade Commission v. Wyndham; Worldwide Consortium de Realisation v. Tapie.