The American Lawyer June 2013
Some firms took a beating during the recession; others were barely fazed. Who thrived, who merely survived—and why?
In the decade since we launched the Arbitration Scorecard, the cases have gotten larger and the world has gotten smaller.
The firm's health care practice has expanded from Washington, D.C., to Los Angeles. But will the move to high-cost markets harm its Midwestern price advantage?
The percentage of minority lawyers at large firms isn't shrinking. But it's not growing, either.
While some Am Law firms have abandoned trusts and estates work, others are beefing up their offerings in that area.
When lawsuits stemming from the financial crisis settle, one result is that reams of evidence never see the light of day.
Firms are embedding attorneys in start-up incubators in hopes of representing the next tech giant.
Thermo Fisher/Life Technologies; KKR/Gardner Denver; GE/Lufkin Industries
RBC/Ally Canada; Posco/ArcelorMittal; ARMZ/Uranium One; Wesco/EECOL
While the present may not be as exhilarating as the past for The Am Law 200, the numbers show that it's not nearly as scary as we might have thought.
Striving for transparency in reporting on the legal marketplace—and learning to live with translucency.