As the door to Cuba cracks a little wider, some American firms are looking hard for opportunity. But foreign rivals already have a head start.
Lateral hiring was a key strategy for 2014, our new Lateral Survey shows, though firms protected themselves by reducing the amount and duration of guarantees. Another shield against a bad lateral hire, consultants say, is a detailed scorecard to grade lateral candidates. We profile 20 standout hires of the year.
Don't light up the cigars just yet. Before Cuba and the U.S. can open full economic relations, U.S. antiterror judgments and claims for nationalized property must be resolved.
Energy lawyers are about to find out how well their practices run on cheap oil.
Evidence in a malpractice suit sheds light on the elite firm's billing practices.
Survivors of railway deportations to concentration camps and their families will receive funds under an agreement that Akin Gump lobbied for.
A survey by the National Law Journal finds that law firm billing rates continue to rise—but firms are offering clients more alternative to the traditional hourly rate.
What lead debtor's counsel Jones Day and other law firms earned during Detroit's Chapter 9 insolvency.
A Paul Hastings associate and his wife ski across Antarctica.
It's been a near-record year for lateral partners looking for love.
Congress may stall, but as agencies speed to enact Obama's regulatory agenda, firms will have plenty of business.
In its third generation, Lenovo's shape-shifting Yoga laptop is much improved. But is it right for you?
PetSmart, Riverbed LBOs; Merck / Cubist; Visteon Stake Sale; GIC / IndCor Properties; NextEra / Hawaiian Electric; Paramount Group IPO
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