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The Five Strategies of Highly Successful Firms

William D. Henderson and Evan Parker

The most profitable firms have several traits in common. How does yours compare?


Features

Keir Gumbs of Covington & Burling in Washington, D.C. December 1, 2016.

Congratulations, You Made Partner! Now What?

By Susan Beck, Nell Gluckman, Brenda Sapino Jeffreys, Lizzy McLellan, Katelyn Polantz, Christine Simmons and Roy Strom

As firms elevate a new class of partners, seasoned lawyers share their tips for wooing clients, marketing yourself, and finding your place in the partnership.

King & Wood Mallesons: An Autopsy

By Chris Johnson and Rose Walker

Three years ago, the firm was hailed as a global pioneer. Now it is on the edge of collapse. What went wrong?

Photo Illustration by Joe Schlue

Does Your Firm's Website Repel Women?

By 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.

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?

Columns

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UK Firms Put Outside Money to Work

By Chris Johnson

For some British firms that have converted to alternative business structures, external investment is fueling growth. But Big Law is unconvinced.

The Apple Pencil Gains Inroads With Mobile Lawyers

By Alan Cohen

When Apple's $99 Pencil was introduced in 2015, it was hardly a must-have accessory. New apps have changed that.

Climate Change in a Time of Denial

By Michael D. Goldhaber

With the Clean Power Plan likely to be scrapped, Democrats may see the downside of executive action.

GC Pay Gets a Boost Finding a Niche Quantifying Corruption

By Sue Reisinger and David Ruiz

In-house compensation showed a healthy increase in 2016, a new study says.

The Work

Big Deals

By Meghan Tribe

Canadian Big Deals

By Marlisse Silver Sweeney and Brenda Sapino Jeffreys