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46 Comments / / Aug 28, 2015 at 1:51 PM
  • Heller Ehrman

    WilmerHale Hires Operational Wisdom, From Heller Ehrman

    If you read Above the Law last week, you’ll know that it’s an interesting time at WilmerHale. The firm is transitioning associates onto the street to other opportunities. It’s also dealing with former associates who left to clerk and now want back in. But the firm isn’t unconcerned about the terror snaking through its associate […]

    143 Comments / / Jun 8, 2009 at 2:56 PM
  • Health Care / Medicine, SCOTUS, Sonia Sotomayor, Supreme Court

    Breaking: Sotomayor’s Ankle

    Judge Sonia Sotomayor, the Supreme Court nominee with the $15,000 in unpaid dental bills, doesn’t just have problems with her teeth. From the AP: The White House says Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor has broken her ankle after an airport stumble in New York City. Sotomayor fractured her right ankle Monday morning at New York’s […]

    75 Comments / / Jun 8, 2009 at 1:51 PM
  • Lawyer of the Day

    Lawyer of the Day: You Can’t Kill a Good Lawyer, Even if you Drop Her Out of a Plane

    Forgive my ignorance, but my understanding is that skydiving “accidents” result in fatalities. Always. Jumping out of a freaking plane should not be a survivable circumstance. But that is apparently not the case. At least not for Kristin Adduci, a Buffalo lawyer at Lewis & Lewis. Fox reports: The Orleans County sheriff’s office says Kristin […]

    50 Comments / / Jun 8, 2009 at 1:26 PM
  • Layoffs, New York Times, White & Case

    The End of Biglaw?

    Above The Law used to be a place for perk-watching. Bonus wars! Pay raise watches! Perk craziness! Extending the length of maternity and paternity leaves! As the economy has taken its toll on the legal industry, our coverage here has taken some dark turns. The layoff watch. The salary freeze watch. The delayed start date […]

    201 Comments / / Jun 8, 2009 at 12:18 PM