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Law Journal Apologizes For Article About Executing Law Professors, Professor Resigns

Insane law review article prompts professor’s resignation… but how did he get hired in the first place?

59 Comments / / Aug 31, 2015 at 3:07 PM
  • Job Searches

    Freshfields’s Affiliated Counsel in Saudi Arabia Makes a Recruitment Mistake

    As you know, many international law firms are affiliated with local counsel based around the world. The magic circle firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has an affiliation with a Saudi firm named, The Law Firm of Salah Al Hejailan, or LFSH. LFSH is hiring a new attorney. The firm sent out an email to the recruiting […]

    158 Comments / / Jun 16, 2009 at 2:01 PM
  • Layoffs

    Stealth Layoff Watch: Laid Off Cravath Associates Will Not Be Ignored

    On Friday, we reported that Cravath offered a voluntary deferral option to up to 50% of its incoming class of first year associates. People who are not yet associates can count on $80,000, health care, and loan repayment assistance from the firm in exchange for taking a year off. Apparently, that was the last straw […]

    282 Comments / / Jun 16, 2009 at 12:22 PM
  • Blackberry-Crackberry, iPhone

    The Smartest Smartphone for You

    There are certain staples that tend to be recession-proof: alcohol, toilet paper, Spam. You can add smartphones to that list, reports the New York Times. Sales of BlackBerrys, iPhones and other smartphone models are projected to increase by 25% this year. In case you’re thinking about contributing to that increase, Gizmodo has a guide to […]

    21 Comments / / Jun 16, 2009 at 11:08 AM
  • Staff Layoffs

    ‘Black Monday’ For Simpson Thacher Staff

    Simpson Thacher laid off a number of staffers yesterday. Our sources report that there was massive confusion for associates and clients while the cuts were being made. People around the office have been calling it “Black Monday,” and it looks like the firm isn’t done laying people off. Simpson Thacher did not respond to our […]

    121 Comments / / Jun 16, 2009 at 10:00 AM
  • Cristina Schultz, Morning Docket

    Morning Docket 06.16.09

    * Cristina Warthen née Schultz, aka the Stanford Law Escort, is the 2001 Stanford law grad turned call girl turned filthy rich wife of Ask Jeeves founder David Warthen. But apparently, she’s no longer filthy rich, and will not be married for much longer. Warthen was wiped out by the stock market plunge and their […]

    18 Comments / / Jun 16, 2009 at 9:00 AM
  • Email Scandals, Sex Scandals, White & Case

    Nationwide Layoff Getting Laid Watch: White & Case

    The Bingham McCutchen “Stepford Secretary” has decided to speak out about her termination from Bingham and her decision to hire a lawyer. In an email she sent to Above the Law, the Stepford Secretary describes her firm wide CHARACTER email as “totally harmless.” She also describes the way in which she was fired from Bingham: […]

    / Jun 15, 2009 at 6:33 PM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 06.15.09

    * “The Supramarket”: If you’re a Bluebook dork, you will laugh out loud. [Courtoons] * Harvard Business School professors: even crazier than their colleagues at HLS? [Dealbreaker] * It seems that Andrew Sullivan may have been wrong when he described one of the DOJ attorneys on the DOMA brief as “a Bush administration holdover” and […]

    10 Comments / / Jun 15, 2009 at 5:03 PM
  • Staff Layoffs

    Staff Layoff Watch: Paul Hastings Re-Centers 25 Staffers

    In this economy, firms are looking for efficiency wherever they can find it. Above the Law has been able to confirm that 25 staffers will be let go at the end of July as Paul Hastings moves its document production services to its Los Angeles office. The goal, as we understand it, is to centralize […]

    81 Comments / / Jun 15, 2009 at 4:01 PM
  • Facebook, Social Networking Websites

    Above the Law on Facebook

    We’ve previously alluded to the great Facebook land grab, which took place this past weekend. Almost 6 million people signed up for personalized web addresses for their Facebook pages in the first 48 hours. Above the Law snagged one of our top choices in terms of a username. Check out our page, and become a […]

    19 Comments / / Jun 15, 2009 at 3:28 PM