• Job Survey, Perks / Fringe Benefits, Travel / Vacation

    Featured Job Survey: On Vacation

    We received quite a few tips and comments after posting yesterday’s table of clerkship bonuses, so we have updated the table (four times) to reflect new information on Arnold & Porter, Covington & Burling, King & Spalding, Patterson Belknap, Wilson Sonsini, Debevoise, Katten Muchin, and Munger Tolles. We also updated the running table of maternity […]

    23 Comments / / Mar 4, 2008 at 10:30 AM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 03.04.08

    We received quite a few tips and comments after posting yesterday’s table of clerkship bonuses, so we have updated the table (four times) to reflect new information on Arnold & Porter, Covington & Burling, King & Spalding, Patterson Belknap, Wilson Sonsini, Debevoise, Katten Muchin, and Munger Tolles. We also updated the running table of maternity […]

    4 Comments / / Mar 4, 2008 at 9:30 AM
  • Lawyer of the Day

    Lawyer of the Day: Michael Markins

    The source who sent this nominee our way wrote: “Combo of sex, jealousy, and hacking. Just another day in the WV bar.” From the Charleston Gazette: A Charleston lawyer could be suspended from the State Bar after admitting that he accessed another law firm’s computer system because he suspected his wife was having an affair. […]

    21 Comments / / Mar 3, 2008 at 11:00 PM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 03.03.08

    * So what if they’re laying off — or, at the very least, reshuffling — some of their lawyers? At least Dechert is supportive of its bloggers. [Drug and Device Law] * Blog politics makes for strange bedfellows. Have Anthony Ciolli of AutoAdmit and the bloggers of Feministe found common ground? [Legal Satyricon] * This […]

    6 Comments / / Mar 3, 2008 at 5:45 PM
  • Uncategorized

    ATL Public Service Announcement: Beware of Law School Listservs

    Email screw-ups and law school listserves have provided us with tons of material in the past. Today’s cautionary tale comes to us from NYU Law School: “Reply all” has its pitfalls, but so does the “reply to” address. Yikes! [This student] was replying to an email from the professor sent out after the semester was […]

    70 Comments / / Mar 3, 2008 at 4:10 PM
  • Email Scandals

    Campaign Contributions and Listervs

    From one of our tipsters: Richard Rosenbaum, president of Greenburg Traurig, made the following group email faux pas. He used the company listserv to send two emails soliciting contributions for the McCain campaign, proving that law students aren’t the only bumbling souls who screw up listserv etiquette. From Rosenbaum’s first email: “As we have said […]

    50 Comments / / Feb 29, 2008 at 12:22 PM
  • Biglaw, Layoffs, Weirdness

    What’s Going Down at Dechert?

    We’ve been hearing vague rumblings of something about to go down over at Dechert LLP. Said rumblings are reminiscent of what we heard in the days and hours leading up to Cadwalader’s Thursday Morning Massacre. Also note this comment on today’s Morning Docket: Not all Dechert associates have three days to enter their time. Some […]

    158 Comments / / Feb 29, 2008 at 11:15 AM

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