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What would the post-combination entity look like?

Sunday, Sep 21, 2014 / 1:50 PM

What are the benefits of having interests outside your work? Columnist Keith Lee explains.

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 / 1:59 PM

What’s going on at Fried Frank, which has seen significant lateral losses lately?

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 / 11:24 AM

As the economy settles, so will Biglaw.

Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 / 4:07 PM

How can mobile devices give lawyers the flexibility and 24/7 access they need to run their practices on the fly?

Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 / 12:17 PM

What are the many advantages of not fixating on Profits Per Partner as a law firm metric?

Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 / 11:15 AM

Is the traditional model for lateral hiring about to get disrupted?

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 / 3:54 PM

Canadian columnist Steve Dykstra identifies 6 possible explanations.

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 / 2:01 PM

Here are three “tips,” all of them bad.

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 / 11:12 AM

* Uh oh! The Second Circuit is having a copy/paste problem in that it copied and pasted the wrong legal standard into twelve of its immigration opinions from 2008 to 2012. Embarrassing. [WSJ Law Blog]

* Am Law named the grand prize winners of the magazine’s Global Legal Awards for the best cross-border work in corporate, finance, disputes, and citizenship. Was your firm honored? [Am Law Daily]

* An attorney at this Louisiana law firm was apparently attacked by a co-worker’s husband who claimed that the lawyer was behind his cuckolding. We may have more on this later. [Louisiana Record]

* A computer systems engineer at Wilson Sonsini has been charged with insider trading. This is the second time in three years that an employee from the firm has been charged with this crime. [Bloomberg]

* The best way to navigate common mistakes in the LSAT logical reasoning section is to display your logical reasoning capabilities by not taking the LSAT right now. [Law Admissions Lowdown / U.S. News]

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 / 9:00 AM