The American Lawyer December 2012
Paul Clement and the tiny firm he joined in 2011 have already taken on gay marriage, immigration, health care, voting rights, and redistricting. What's next?
The art of law firm valuation: How much is your firm worth?
Despite uncertainty all around them, law firm leaders are optimistic about the year ahead, our annual survey shows.
Will President Obama continue to aggressively extend his executive reach?
For the fifth straight year, Baker & McKenzie tops market research firm Acritas's survey of in-house counsel whose companies gross at least $1 billion in annual revenue.
A team of Latham lawyers takes on a unique pro bono matter.
"Virtual" firms may finally be gaining real-world momentum.
The lawyer shortage in Africa has critical implications for the continent's development.
Occidental Petroleum wins a hefty $2.3 billion in investment treaty dispute with Ecuador.
Softbank/Sprint Nextel; T-Mobile/MetroPCS; UnitedHealth/Amil
CNOOC/Nexen; Maple/TMX Group; Scotiabank/ING Bank of Canada; CGI/Logica
Am Law Tech
Some of this season's best holiday gifts have a split personality: fun at home and handy at work.
Pepper Hamilton's experience in hiring a nonlawyer CEO offers a case study in why law firms grappling with competitive pressures might want to think creatively when it comes to picking their next leader.
It's time to start talking to clients about money in an unembarrassed, active way.