school of law

Law Professors, Law Schools

‘Everyone Should Go To Law School’ Poster Child Goes Full Tilt

The current model overcharges students at all levels and graduates many who can't find jobs. Read more »
30 Comments / / May 1, 2015 at 3:47 PM
  • Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, Staff Layoffs

    Staff Layoffs at Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney

    Is there a pattern developing in Pittsburgh? A few weeks ago we reported that K&L Gates laid off a number of staff. Today, Gina Passarella of the Legal Intelligencer reports that another Pittsburgh powerhouse, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, laid off between 15 and 25 support staffers. Buchanan Ingersoll CEO Thomas L. VanKirk confirmed the cuts. […]

    103 Comments / / Nov 25, 2008 at 12:10 PM
  • Fabulosity

    Cadwalader Charlotte Capital Swag

    Back in the Halcyon days of 2007, when banks existed and Charlotte was a “secondary market,” Cadwalader was having public picnics (instead of executions). Below is an example of the swag they offered: Oh yes, Capital Markets did have a field day. Now Cadwalader says this about its Capital Markets practice: The difficult economic environment […]

    52 Comments / / Nov 25, 2008 at 11:07 AM
  • Biglaw, Money, Skaddenfreude

    Cravath & Simpson & Mixed Messages

    As 7th year associates at Half-Skadden and Skadden-Mart come to grips with the fact that they will be getting a smaller bonus than 1st years at Skadden, let’s take a look at a curious article that came out on November 20th. The same day Cravath announced their reduced bonuses (and threatened their people about 2009) […]

    253 Comments / / Nov 25, 2008 at 10:01 AM
  • Department of Justice, Eric Holder, Morning Docket, Parties, Wal-Mart

    Morning Docket 11.25.08

    * Covington & Burling’s Eric Holder is now definite as Obama’s choice for Attorney General. Look out for the official announcement after Thanksgiving. [Politico] * Former Hunton & Williams partner Emerson Briggs gets 70 months in federal prison for doing very bad things with his firm laptop. [Legal Times] * California AG Jerry Brown is […]

    17 Comments / / Nov 25, 2008 at 9:18 AM