Chris Johnson

Global Law Firms and Vereins: The End of the Affair?

Chris Johnson

In the inexorable march toward greater global consolidation, will law firms steer clear of the verein structure?

Choate Posts Record Revenue, Profit After 5th Consecutive Year of Growth

Chris Johnson

Choate Hall & Stewart reported record-high revenue and profit in 2016 and its revenue per lawyer is now among the highest of any law firm based in the U.S.

DLA Piper's Revenue Falls on Post-Brexit Currency Slump, but New Approach Sees Profits Rise

Chris Johnson

The decline in gross revenue was caused entirely by currency exchange rates and did not reflect what the firm called a "very solid" year.

Fried Frank's Revenue, Profit Hit Record Highs After 'Best Ever' Year

Chris Johnson

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson had what global chair David Greenwald described as its best ever year in 2016, with the firm posting record numbers across all key metrics.

US Poker Star Takes $10M Cheating Lawsuit to UK Supreme Court

Chris Johnson

Phil Ivey has been granted permission by the U.K. Supreme Court to challenge a decision by the Court of Appeal.

Latham Has Another Outstanding Year, With Revenue Surpassing $2.8B

Chris Johnson

Latham & Watkins increased its gross revenue in 2016 for a seventh consecutive year.

Allen & Overy Continues US Hiring Spree With 3-Partner Paul Hastings Finance Team

Chris Johnson

Allen & Overy has continued its U.S. hiring spree with the recruitment of a three-partner finance and securities team from Paul Hastings, including former leveraged finance head Bill Schwitter.

Fish & Richardson's Revenue and Profits Up After 'Really Strong Year'

Chris Johnson

A significant increase in contingency fee income helped Fish & Richardson continue its growth in 2016, with the firm posting solid gains in both revenue and profit.

Dechert Client Fee Dispute to Proceed After Court Rules $20M Legal Bill 'Highly Unrealistic'

Chris Johnson

Dechert has been dealt a blow in its long-running fee dispute with a former client, with a High Court judge in the U.K. ruling Friday that the company can proceed in its attempt to recover millions of dollars from the firm.

UK's Clyde & Co Raids Troutman Sanders for New DC, Chicago Outposts

Chris Johnson

London-based insurance specialty firm Clyde & Co has opened new offices in Chicago and Washington, D.C., after hiring 10 partners from Troutman Sanders.

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