Thanks in part to a deluge of dealmaking, gross revenue was up 4.3 percent and profits per equity partner were up 5.4 percent among global firms, though revenue per lawyer was flat. It's still a challenging environment out there.
A surge in dealmaking boosted the top and bottom lines for the world's top-grossing firms, which experienced steady if unspectacular growth in 2013.
The second-annual American Lawyer Global Legal Awards honor the deals or disputes of 2013 that best exemplify the challenges of transnational legal practice.
Senior equity partners are the winners in Major, Lindsey & Africa's new study. The losers: women partners and nonequity partners.
As sanctions have dried up cross-border deal flow in Russia, U.S. firms are feeling the pinch.
An elite group of firms now argues a larger proportion of the court's shrinking caseload.
The lawyers of "Dive Bar" do their networking underwater.
Call it our digital upgrade: A new team of editors and reporters will help expand our coverage on many different fronts.
These firms, with good reputations among global clients, have lessons to teach all firms.
A hardware update long meant buying newer, faster computers. Now tablets have made the choices more complicated.
Kinder Morgan Reorganization; Fox Asset Sale; Walgreen/Alliance Boots; Dollar Tree/Dollar General /Family Dollar; AbbVie/Shire
Fulawka v. The Bank of Nova Scotia; Hamilton v. Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.; Letourneau v. Imperial Tobacco/Blais v. Imperial Tobacco; Tsilhqot'in Nation v. British Columbia
U.S. ex rel. O'Donnell v. Countrywide; In re AIG 2008 Securities Litigation; ViaSat v. Space Systems/Loral; Gilead v. La Roche; O'Bannon v. NCAA