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The Global 100: Rankings and Analysis of the World’s Biggest Firms

Top-grossing law firms saw slow and steady growth over the past year, with revenues and profits increasing. But challenges abound.


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Artificial Intelligence and the Law: Smarter Than You?

By ALM Staff

New technologies will change the way you practice. Here’s how.

Illustration by John Corbitt

Ranking: Top Firms for Midlevel Associate Satisfaction

To find out how third-, fourth- and fifth-year asso
ciates rate their firms as workplaces, our survey examined several aspects of job satisfaction.

Bar Talk

Kirkland, DLA Piper Go to Bat for the Cubs

By Roy Strom

The storied Major League Baseball franchise, which is now playoff bound, turned to both firms to execute a winning strategy off the field.

Francine Greising, Greising Law

First, They Sued. Then What?

By Nell Gluckman

How life after litigation turned out for three women who filed discrimination suits against law firms.

Melany Lopez-Lucas in a screenshot from video shot by the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services.

Elevator Pitches for Legal Aid

By Susan Beck

Using a fresh fundraising approach to support legal services for the poor, a group of Big Law associates recently announced their first grants to four legal aid groups. The Associates Committee, launched by Skadden's Corey Laplante, said the four will receive a total of $200,000 raised from 200 associates who donated $1,000 each.


Auctioning Off a Chance to Win

By Julie Triedman

A litigation funder buys a claim out of bankruptcy.


Asher Waite-Jones

Why Law Firms Should Support Legal Fellowships

By Kim Kleman

Far more young lawyers want to help the poor than there are firms that sponsor fellowships. Meet a few of these remarkable young people.


What Do Tax Crackdowns Mean for Irish Law Firms?

By Chris Johnson

Business-friendly tax rates have boosted Ireland's big firms. Will restrictions by the EU and the United States change that?

Black Macaque monkey selfie.

Monkey See, Monkey Sue

By Jenna Greene

Can a primate who shot selfies with a photographer's camera claim copyright protection?

Sept. 11, 2001, the twin towers of the World Trade Center burn behind the Empire State Building in New York.

In re Sept. 12

By Michael D. Goldhaber

Fifteen years later, Congress may let the courts adjudicate 9/11. What will they find?

The Work

U.S. ex rel. O'Donnell v. Countrywide Federal Trade Commission v. Advocate Health Care Network In re Delta/AirTran Baggage Fee Antitrust Litigation Jaffe Pension Plan v. Household International

By —R. Robin McDonald, with S.F.

BofA sees a $1.27B judgment tossed, hospitals turn back the FTC's efforts to block their merger, and more.

The Best News Curator Apps for Your Smartphone

By Alan Cohen

We put three leading news aggregation apps to the test. Which one ended up in the slow reading group?