Steven B. Pfeiffer, Chair
Oxford, MA in Jurisprudence
Founder R. C. Fulbright worked in railway regulation; name partner Leon Jaworski prosecuted German POWs in WWII.
How does one go from Harvard Law School to coaching an NFL football team? Let’s find out!
You may (or may not) be surprised by how few women sit on the executive committees of the top law firms in the country.
Norton Rose and Fulbright & Jaworski are merging. Let’s learn about the size, name, and leadership of the new entity they will form.
Is Fulbright & Jaworski gearing up for additional staff layoffs? Perhaps in preparation for merging with another firm?
Who is the king of Biglaw Twitter?
Everything is softer in Texas? Occasionally we have an opportunity to look at how soft law school has become. Gone are the trials by fire immortalized in the book One L. Now it seems that law schools are taking their teaching cues from Harry Potter and Professor Dumbledore. At the University of Texas School of Law, they’ve divided their classes into “societies” that compete against each other in games, wear special uniforms, have dedicated house mentors, and employ special Care Bears who hug people when they get back from the library. Okay, one of those things isn’t true. Of course, the Texas millennials love it….
The last we heard from Fulbright & Jaworski and Pillsbury Winthrop, the former was busy conducting staff layoffs, and the latter was exploring on-shore outsourcing options. Today, we have bigger and more exciting news: the two Biglaw firms may be headed to the altar. What would a combined firm look like? Fulbright has approximately 900…
“Oh, What a tangled web we weave, When first we practise to deceive,” said Judge Guy Anthony, quoting Sir Walter Scott’s poem Marmion, as he sentenced British Biglaw attorney Francis Bridgeman to 12 months in prison on Friday. The former Allen & Overy (A&O) and Macfarlanes partner, who had already had his membership of the latter firm’s limited liability partnership terminated, then collapsed in the dock….
Over the summer, we wondered: what can law firms do to prepare for a possible double-dip recession? One obvious answer: firms can “right-size” themselves, by making sure that they are as lean and as mean as they can be. And this seems to be what has been happening over the past few months. We haven’t…
* Nikki Finke, the Deadline.com diva, disses Debevoise. [Am Law Daily] * This kind of friendly fun between opposing counsel would surely warm Jay Shepherd’s heart. [The Namby Pamby] * This opinion describes a murder gory enough to turn the stomach of Bruce Reilly (aka the Tulane 1L Murderer). [You Shall Never Know Security] *…
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