Consider the 20 firms on this year's A-List the most well-rounded of their Am Law 100 peers. That is, they not only delivered strong financial performance but also sustained a top-notch firm culture. In short, the total package.
After a quick courtship, the two firms have tied the knot. Each firm brings plenty of baggage to the union.
In this special report, we look at the pro bono work of the nation's biggest law firms. U.S.-based lawyers at those firms do well, but pro bono is not as strong among lawyers based abroad who work for U.S. firms.
Firms may soon be forced to throw in the towel on recouping online research costs, our annual librarians survey suggests.
Sued by the bank, three former Dewey partners claim the bank and the firm duped them into borrowing money.
Two examples of lawyers who should never have pressed "Send."
The lawyers who suit up for the NFL Players Association—and what they bill.
When the firm accused a client of fabricating documents, did it breach attorney-client privilege?
In an innovative deal, a litigation funder lends against an arbitration claim for a hefty profit.
On pro se litigants, pro bono work and a world of need the legal profession can help tackle.
The legal economy got off to a slow start this year, with clients spending 4.8 percent less in fees and paying for 8.8 percent fewer hours in the first quarter of 2014 than in Q1 of 2013. While Am Law 100 firms held the line on revenues, smaller firms were hit particularly hard, showing 9 percent drops.
AT&T/DirecTV; Alibaba IPO; Valeant / Allergan
ATP Tour v. Deutscher Tennis Bund; Shell Oil v. U.S; U.S. v. Jiang; In re BofA AIG; In re Neurontin; In re Pradaxa