The American Lawyer September 2013
The gender gap is alive and well, according to our survey of 5,683 midlevel associates at 134 law firms. Women gave their firms lower marks than men did in many areas on our midlevel survey. Some of the most pronounced differences were in the areas of workload, importance of partnership, commitment to diversity, and family-friendliness.
In his four decades at Munger Tolles, this litigator built up a client list that includes some of the West Coast's biggest names.
The Cahill partner didn't set out to become the nation's preeminent First Amendment lawyer, but then the Pentagon Papers case came along.
Before "Lean In" became a corporate mantra, this commercial litigator was working to promote women in the legal profession.
A longtime public servant, the Covington partner made it his mission to obtain restitution for Holocaust victims.
O'Melveny's long-time appellate leader stands out for his expert advocacy.
An attorney who hit a professional trifecta: successful careers in government, at Jones Day and at Chevron.
Before teams can compete in the world's most famous nautical race, their lawyers face off.
Clients are doling out less work, but paying a higher rate for it, a new TyMetrix index shows.
As venture capital feeds Big Apple start-ups, law firms follow the money.
Pepper Hamilton's Gina Smith has built a practice helping universities strengthen their sexual assault policies.
Hearst v. Aereo; Varga v. McGraw-Hill; U.S. v. Cohen
U.S. v. Apple; Alexsam v. Gap; Leveski v. ITT Educational Services
Publicis/Omnicom; Shuanghui International/Smithfield Foods; MidAmerican/NV Energy
Sobeys/Safeway; Travelers/ Dominion; Lifelabs/CML Healthcare; First Quantum Minerals/Inmet Mining
After reading the open-ended comments on our Associates Survey, one thing is clear: midlevels aren't that busy—and it bothers them.
The findings of a new Acritas survey of in-house counsel are both reassuring and maddening for firms.