Hughes Hubbard is tops for U.S. pro bono; Dechert leads the international scene.
The American Lawyer's latest survey of Big Law's pro efforts, from law firm rankings to project profiles and the state of the Justice Gap.
Some 4,000 lawyers and 70 big firms helped in this effort to commute the sentences of low-level drug offenders who've served significant prison time. But relatively few inmates have been released.
Law libraries are phasing out print collections and reinventing themselves as sources of competitive intelligence and analytics.
Three "nudges" translate into tangible hiring gains.
Every company needs a policy to deal with tyrants, lawyers say—and other short reports that your clients are talking about.
A book by Robert Reich puts lawyers and their corporate clients in the crosshairs.
Simpson Thacher, Debevoise and other firms partner with a nonprofit to foster commerce in the South Bronx.
Orrick gets protesters' convictions reversed.
K&L Gates has aided more than 500 people who have discovered intimate pictures of themselves all over the Internet.
Litigator Roberta Kaplan added another win to her growing list of gay rights victories, as a federal court ruled that Mississippi's prohibition on adoptions by gays was unconstitutional.
After a 10-year litigation battle, the firm won a settlement designed to help more Florida children on Medicaid get preventative care.
Schiff Hardin battles the controversial practice of finning.
The efforts of Bryan Cave and Armstrong Teasdale contribute to legislative and other changes.
Kirkland & Ellis takes the lead on a closely watched election law case in North Carolina.
Baker & McKenzie creates a guide to help overwhelmed judges adjudicate terror cases.
Both firms have launched intensive pro bono efforts to represent women and children from Central America who face deportation.
That's because foreign lawyers are barred from practicing Chinese law.
Muhammad Ali's attorneys recall being impressed, entertained and moved by their client.
Sidley and Fish get a plug on 'Jeopardy!'
A group of lawyers who represent beermakers agreed to form the Craft Beverage Lawyers Guild in May at the annual Craft Brewers Conference in Philadelphia.
In the latest sign that artificial intelligence may become part of Big Law practice, at least three law firms have confirmed that they’ve licensed the AI product developed by ROSS Intelligence for bankruptcy matters.
Winning a default judgment against Iran for the 1983 bombing of the U.S. Marine Corps barracks in Beirut was tough enough. Then the lawyers for the plaintiffs had to collect it.
in a groundbreaking pro bono partnership, the law firm teams up with a medical cannabis advocacy group.
Firms are helping young lawyers refinance student debt. Will other companies follow?
Here's why: Big spenders almost always win.
Epic Systems v. Tata Consultancy Services; O'Connor v. Uber; SunEdison Chapter 11; In re VW 'Clean Diesel' Product Liability Litigation; Prosterman v. Airline Tariff Publishing.