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Last week was short, thanks to the New Year’s holiday; but it sure was busy. Here are some highlights from a very momentous week: * No more jokes about Harriet Miers: the ill-fated ex-SCOTUS nominee has resigned as White House counsel. Speculation about her successor abounds. * No more jokes about the Dewy Orifice: the […]
Big news for both the federal bench and legal academia: Chief Judge David F. Levi, of the Eastern District of California, has been picked as the next dean of Duke Law School. If approved by the trustees, Levi will replace Dean Katharine Bartlett on July 1. Here’s the official press release.* Chief Judge David Levi […]
Biglaw bonuses this year were insane. In an industry that usually plays “follow the leader” when it comes to associate bonuses, this year felt more like a poker tournament.For a full recap of the 2014 bonus season, fill out this brief form and receive ATL’s Biglaw Bonus Poker infographic.