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  • Law Shucks, Layoffs

    This Week in Layoffs: 08.01.09

    [Ed. note: Above the Law has teamed up with Law Shucks. Law Shucks has done excellent work translating all of the layoff news into user-friendly charts and graphs: the Layoff Tracker.] This is getting ridiculous. Every week we come closer and closer to the promised land: a week without layoffs. But still no dice. This […]

    76 Comments / / Aug 1, 2009 at 11:55 AM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 07.31.09

    * Okay, I’ve accepted the fact that state officials in Alabama don’t have ready access to the Constitution. But thanks to advancements in technology, surely we can now print the thing on the back of a beer can so it magically appears when their beer achieves maximum freshness. Maybe we can print the Bill of […]

    37 Comments / / Jul 31, 2009 at 7:11 PM
  • Going Concern

    Law Day Over at Going Concern?

    The newest member of the Breaking Media family, the accounting-focused Going Concern, seems to be venturing onto ATL turf today. Multiple stories on the Going Concern front page are law-related. These are just excerpts or summaries; click on the links to read more (and comment). 1. UK Court Decides it Will Leave the Major Lawsuits […]

    / Jul 31, 2009 at 4:31 PM
  • Uncategorized

    Michigan Admissions Dean Responds to the Haters

    Earlier this week, a Michigan Law alumnus complained to the ABA about the school’s Wolverine Scholars Program. Well, last night the Michigan Dean of Admissions emailed the students about the complaint and a popular legal blog that she “doesn’t read.” Here’s the email from Sarah Zearfoss, Director of Admissions at Michigan Law: Hello all! Hope […]

    103 Comments / / Jul 31, 2009 at 3:27 PM
  • Uncategorized

    Cadwalader Is Hiring — Kind Of

    Many regular Above the Law readers will remember that Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft laid off nearly 100 attorneys, back before laying off attorneys became cool. More recently, the firm put 34 associates on an involuntary sabbatical. Cadwalader is still willing to give jobs to the 34 people let go earlier this month. Contract jobs. Multiple […]

    89 Comments / / Jul 31, 2009 at 11:09 AM
  • Lawyerly Lairs, Real Estate

    Lawyerly Lairs: The Runaway Groom Plants His Feet

    Remember James Ferraro, aka the Runaway Groom? He’s the multimillionaire trial lawyer who, back in January 2008, left his wife — Patricia Delinois, a well-known real estate broker — standing at the altar. Their story ended happily: Ferraro and Delinois reconciled and eventually did get married, a few weeks later. And Mrs. Ferraro is probably […]

    39 Comments / / Jul 31, 2009 at 10:36 AM
  • Biglaw, Incisive Media

    2009 Associate Survey

    Yesterday, American Lawyer released the results of its annual survey of midlevel associates. Morale is about what you would expect from postal workers applying for a gun permit, not upwardly mobile white collar workers. But the results should surprise no one: Associate morale plummeted to the lowest level in five years (since we started asking […]

    74 Comments / / Jul 31, 2009 at 9:40 AM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 07.31.09

    * Arturo Gatti’s death has been ruled a suicide, and Brazilian authorities have freed his widow. [BBC] * David Ortiz and Manny Ramirez tested positive for steroids in 2003. D’uh. But the media learned about the positive results from blabber mouth lawyers. Do court orders mean nothing these days? [New York Times] * Investigators are […]

    13 Comments / / Jul 31, 2009 at 8:27 AM