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Associate Bonus Watch: Latham & Watkins Weighs In

In general, Lathamites seem quite pleased by their bonuses, which take Davis Polk as a baseline and go up from there.

3 Comments / / Jan 27, 2015 at 5:45 PM
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    Jerry Springer to be Commencement Speaker at Northwestern Law School

    When it comes to law school graduation speakers, it’s hard to please everyone. Earlier this year, controversy erupted at Boston College Law School when U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey was announced as the commencement speaker. Some students, faculty and alumni voiced opposition to AG Mukasey, based on his involvement in the waterboarding / torture controversy […]

    1 Comment / / Apr 21, 2008 at 9:02 AM
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    Lawyer of the Day: Marc Dann

    When it comes to law school graduation speakers, it’s hard to please everyone. Earlier this year, controversy erupted at Boston College Law School when U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey was announced as the commencement speaker. Some students, faculty and alumni voiced opposition to AG Mukasey, based on his involvement in the waterboarding / torture controversy […]

    22 Comments / / Apr 18, 2008 at 1:19 PM
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    Meet Your New Associate Editor: Kashmir Hill

    Some of you have already noticed this on Above the Law’s snazzy new site credits page. But for those of you haven’t, we bring you news of a promotion. Say hello to ATL’s terrifically talented new associate editor, Kashmir Hill! Kash has been a frequent guest contributor to these pages for several weeks now. Her […]

    112 Comments / / Apr 16, 2008 at 11:00 AM
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    Lex and the City: Or, How Urban Life Drives Lawyers Crazy

    New York Times reporter Anemona Hartocollis, who has the best byline since her colleague Jennifer 8. Lee, seems to have the “urban insanity” beat at the NYT. She covers acrimonious legal disputes between lawyers and their neighbors: The war over secondhand smoke at the Ansonia has ended. A couple at the Ansonia, a historic Upper […]

    0 Comments / / Apr 11, 2008 at 4:55 PM
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    Job of the Week

    Here is the latest Job of the Week, brought to you by Lateral Link. Since overseas markets continue to be strong, we’re offering up another unique international opportunity for a U.S.-trained lawyer, this week in Asia. Position: Associate (Asia) Description: Top-tier international law firm seeks U.S.-qualified mid-level candidates (3-5 years) with solid U.S. registered and/or […]

    / Apr 11, 2008 at 1:00 PM
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    Morning Docket: 04.09.08

    * Feuding Harvard students near settlement over Facebook founding. [New York Times] * Princess Di’s death deemed criminal; but was it also the butler on the witness stand with the perjury? [CNN] * Call girls testify in DC Madam case. [Washington Post] * Justice Scalia, “not a nut,” on CSPAN tonight. [WSJ Law Blog] * […]

    5 Comments / / Apr 9, 2008 at 9:15 AM
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    Non-Sequiturs: 04.08.08

    * AG Mukasey looks super-old, but at least his front office is fresh-faced. [Washington Post] * An apple pie we can understand, but a picnic table? [NBC10.com] * Who knew? Blogging can be lethal. We need to find ourselves a good plaintiffs’ attorney. [Jeremy Blachman; New York Times] * Somehow, some bloggers survive — and […]

    23 Comments / / Apr 8, 2008 at 4:25 PM

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