ATL Top 50 Law Schools 2015

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The 2015 ATL Top 50 Law School Rankings: Now With More Debt

A shake-up in the 2015 ATL law school rankings.

28 Comments / / May 28, 2015 at 11:04 AM
  • Staff Layoffs

    Nationwide Staff Layoff Watch: Seyfarth Shaw

    In December, Seyfarth Shaw laid off 30 attorneys. Today, the wheel came around to a number of staff: As a result, we have made the very difficult decision to reduce the number of support staff positions in a limited number of offices, including ours. In Chicago, this has affected nine secretaries and five members of […]

    84 Comments / / Jan 14, 2009 at 4:26 PM
  • Musical Chairs

    Musical Chairs: Cadwalader Loses More Lawyers

    In December, Seyfarth Shaw laid off 30 attorneys. Today, the wheel came around to a number of staff: As a result, we have made the very difficult decision to reduce the number of support staff positions in a limited number of offices, including ours. In Chicago, this has affected nine secretaries and five members of […]

    96 Comments / / Jan 14, 2009 at 3:59 PM
  • Biglaw

    Ropes on the Rise: Ropes & Gray wants to take a big bite out of the Big Apple

    Ropes & Gray is looking mighty healthy these days. As we reported earlier, there was no freeze for the Boston-based firm; their associates got class year raises as expected. And this week, the New York Observer reports the firm is stretching out its legs in New York, taking a new floor in its 1211 Avenue […]

    102 Comments / / Jan 14, 2009 at 3:04 PM
  • Associate Advice, pls hndle thx

    Pls Hndle Thx: She’s Trying to Destroy Me

    [Ed Note: Do you have a question for next week? Send it in to advice@abovethelaw.com] ATL – I’ve just been staffed on a relatively long term project with another associate. She and I went on one date a few months ago and hooked up, but that was it because she is batsh*t crazy. Since then […]

    74 Comments / / Jan 14, 2009 at 1:45 PM
  • Layoffs

    Nationwide Layoff Watch: I’m Shipping Up To Boston

    First, some good news for Boston based attorneys. Ropes & Gray has joined the growing list of firms not freezing associate salaries. The firm sent out a whole memo about it and everything: We are pleased to announce that base compensation for partnership-track associates in 2009 will reflect normal seniority increases as follows But while […]

    92 Comments / / Jan 14, 2009 at 1:13 PM
  • Uncategorized

    San Francisco Attorney Sues Nixon Peabody Los Angeles for Sexual Discrimination

    With all the layoffs rippling through the Biglaw community, we are likely to see more lawsuits from attorneys directed at their former employers. Right now, Nixon Peabody is in the spotlight. A former associate is suing the firm. The National Law Journal reports: Henry Har, now an associate in Holland & Knight’s San Francisco office, […]

    73 Comments / / Jan 13, 2009 at 7:09 PM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 01.13.09

    * Well, well. It looks like my monkey, has evolved into a man. A poor man. [Swordplay] * Governor Paterson is ready to name a new chief judge to replace Judith S. Kaye. It’s Caroline Kennedy … no, sorry, wrong wire feed. It’s Jonathan Lippman! [New York Law Journal] * Liberal blogger of some note, […]

    23 Comments / / Jan 13, 2009 at 5:02 PM
  • Salary Freeze

    Nationwide Pay Freeze Watch: Perkins Coie And Fulbright Freeze, Schulte Does Not

    After saying nice things about top Texas firms yesterday, our inbox was flooded today with news of a salary freeze at Fulbright & Jaworski. As we understand it, the firm is only freezing salaries through the first quarter of 2009, so it’s a Slurpee freeze. So much for Texas being the beacon of hope for […]

    109 Comments / / Jan 13, 2009 at 4:00 PM
  • Uncategorized

    Is Milbank Setting Up For Stealth Layoffs? Not According to Milbank

    As we’ve pointed out in the past, it’s difficult to tell the difference between “normal business practices” and “stealth layoffs” in these difficult economic times. Milbank has made a change in their annual review process, but what that means — if anything — is anyone’s guess. At this point, we don’t know if Milbank is […]

    79 Comments / / Jan 13, 2009 at 3:06 PM