Demand slowed in third-quarter 2011, perhaps presaging a rough patch in early 2012.
Companies and law firms have long quibbled over who foots the bill for first-year associates. Here's how to fix the pay conundrum.
Financial incentives are The Am Law 200's favorite motivational tools, but their value is limited, and they carry risks.
Citibank's midyear report finds that even before the market meltdown, firms' expenses were outpacing revenue gains.
Top-line growth isn't enough: Firms should focus on bolstering ties to clients and talent.
How personality characteristics influence who becomes a lawyer--and how far they rise.
For two years, firms have protected profits by cutting costs. That tactic isn't going to work anymore.
As firms shift to nontraditional time-off policies, will associates leave even more vacation time on the table?
Data sharing among clients could be the key to wider acceptance of fixed-fee arrangements.