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Does Your Firm's Website Repel Women?

Paola Cecchi-Dimeglio

Five easy fixes to make your website, and thus your firm, more appealing to top female talent.


Survey: Big Law Leaders Say They're Bullish on 2017

By Meghan Tribe

In a world of uncertainty, our annual survey finds managing partners looking on the bright side.

Matthew Moore of Latham & Watkins.

A New Front Opens in the IP Wars

By Scott Graham

When a patent holder sued banks for infringement, Capital One fired back with an antitrust suit.

Is Justice for Sale in Illinois?

How State Farm's in-house counsel allegedly played a key role in an effort to influence a state Supreme Court ruling.

Bar Talk

The Law Firms That Won the 2016 Election

By Roy Strom

The 2016 presidential campaign created plenty of work for lawyers. Which Am Law 200 firms benefited the most?

Creighton Condon.

Shearman Gambles on Wall Street Rarity: Nonequity Partners

By Susan Beck

Shearman & Sterling's move to expand its nonequity tier will likely increase the firm's profitability, at the least in the short term. But it also carries risks.

President-elect Donald Trump pumps his fist during an election night rally, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Big Law Braces for Impact After Trump Victory

By Susan Beck

As Americans adjusted to Donald Trump's unexpected electoral victory on Wednesday, law firm leaders began to assess how the Trump era will affect their bottom lines.


Hillary Clinton speaks at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire, on Oct. 24, 2016.

Why Hillary's Loss Feels So Painful to Women Lawyers

By Vivia Chen

For all those women out there who've played by the rule book, Hillary's loss feels distinctly personal. For women lawyers, particularly, she was one of our own.

Empire State Building

British Firms Still Trying to Conquer New York

By Chris Johnson

The Magic Circle is making progress in New York. But the most lucrative deal work still eludes them.

Chain link fence Guantanamo's Camp Delta at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

No Day of Reckoning for American Torture

By Michael D. Goldhaber

How President Obama disappointed the movement for torture accountability, and why.

The Yelp Inc. logo is displayed in the window of a restaurant in New York, U.S., on Thursday, March 1, 2012. The company's IPO is set to price tonight and could potentially raise as much as $100 million, which would value Yelp at about $838 million. Photographer: Scott Eells/Bloomberg

Five Stars for the Judge Who Tossed a Libel Suit Against Yelp

By Jenna Greene

When a pet sitting service got a bad online review, it went to court. Big mistake.

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Apple's iOS 10 Rates a Solid 10

By Alan Cohen

A host of small improvements makes the newest incarnation of Apple's mobile operating system a worthy download.

The Work

Kellogg Huber's David Frederick

Big Suits

By Amanda Bronstad, Scott Flaherty, Jenna Greene, Mark Hamblett, Ben Hancock

Big Deals

By Nell Gluckman, Jennifer Henderson and Meghan Tribe