For midlevel associates at Am Law 200 firms, life just keeps getting better. One likely reason for the high level of satisfaction: supply and demand.
The billable hour may rule for now, but alternative fee arrangements are being used in almost every type of legal work, even in the largest transactions and disputes. Clients say they like the predictability; some firms are openly resistant. Who will win?
"To Kill a Mockingbird" popularized the iconic lawyer as hero. But after more than 50 years, maybe readers are ready for a more nuanced approach.
Our 12th annual awards honor lawyers whose remarkable careers have shaped the legal profession.
A dozen law firms team up to stop human trafficking, and send Congress a signal.
You're say you're happy. That won't last.
With prosecutors in the Dewey & LeBoeuf criminal trial having rested their case, lawyers for the firm's former leaders will have to decide whether their clients should testify.
A Buchanan Ingersoll litigator embraces her new identity. So does her firm.
Barred from international competition because of her testosterone levels, a sprinter turned to pro bono counsel at Davies Ward.
Law firm leaders tend to be older than their firm's clients.
A judge found that communications between a plaintiffs attorney and a Willkie partner "tainted" the deal.
Judging by an American Lawyer online poll, vacations barely registered in readers' plans this year. We checked in with some busy lawyers to see if they were taking time off this summer.
A legal puzzle to savor in the last days of summer.
Your associates, clients and even legal pioneers are telling you: Employing the best technologies needs to be top of mind.
Fear of a Big Law invasion has Florida lawyers fighting a reciprocity plan.
Tethered to your phone, the watch handles notifications superbly, but some other uses fall short.
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