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Biglaw, Small Law Firms, Solo Practitioners

Law Firm Life Is Terrible For Your Health

A new study on white-collar workers is a treasure trove of bad news for lawyers.

22 Comments / / Nov 24, 2015 at 3:01 PM
  • Biglaw, Gay, John Scheich, LeGal, Parties

    Brokeback Lawfirm: A Cinderella Story?

    More fine blogging from Lavi Soloway — although his latest material is related only indirectly to Aaron Charney v. Sullivan & Cromwell. Remember LeGal, the gay and lesbian lawyers’ association that got itself into a bit of controversy after its (now former) president, Jack Scheich, came out swinging in favor of S&C? Well, last night […]

    11 Comments / / Mar 16, 2007 at 9:18 AM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 03.15.07

    * Insider Trading– glamorous in the 80s, boring in securities law casebooks. [Truth on the Market] * Especially important if you haven’t been featured on a plastic surgery-themed reality show. [Los Angeles Times] * This is the only recorded instance of the Pope’s utterance of “WTF?” [New York Post] * Netflix thefts pale in comparison. […]

    0 Comments / / Mar 15, 2007 at 5:30 PM
  • Aaron Charney, Biglaw, Gallion & Spielvogel, Gandolfo "Vince" DiBlasi, Gay

    Brokeback Lawfirm: What A Mess

    As we’ve mentioned before, Lavi Soloway has posted some great coverage of yesterday’s hearing in Aaron Charney v. Sullivan & Cromwell. He offers detailed discussion of the arguments before Justice Bernard Fried, his impressions of them, and original photos. You can access Soloway’s two posts here and here. They’re well worth your time. Some excerpts, […]

    13 Comments / / Mar 15, 2007 at 5:07 PM
  • Contests, Hotties, Libraries / Librarians, Reader Polls

    Law Librarian Hotties: The Winners!!!

    They can Shepardize like nobody’s business. They know the proper Bluebook form for CCH looseleafs, by heart. And they look really good in swimwear. After announcing our Law Librarian Hotties contest, we received lengthy string cites of bookish beauties. From these nominees, we came up with slates of thirteen lovely ladies and six gorgeous guys. […]

    19 Comments / / Mar 15, 2007 at 4:14 PM
  • Crime, I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, Jeffrey Toobin, Media and Journalism, Trials

    The Scooter Libby Trial: A Post-Verdict Primer

    Okay, ‘fess up. You didn’t follow the Scooter Libby trial that closely. It struck you as kinda confusing, kinda boring. You didn’t read that much about the trial while it was going on — maybe an article on the day of opening arguments, and an article or two after the verdict. Whenever the Libby case […]

    0 Comments / / Mar 15, 2007 at 11:23 AM
  • Law Schools

    Because We’re All Dying For Yet Another Set of Law School Rankings

    This is interesting. Here’s the explanation, from Lawdragon: Where did the nation’s leading lawyers and judges go to law school? Here is the Lawdragon 25 Leading Law Schools, based on where members of the Lawdragon [rankings of top lawyers and judges] graduated law school…. Lawdragon reports on lawyers nationwide, with a heavy emphasis on the […]

    26 Comments / / Mar 15, 2007 at 10:22 AM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 03.15.07

    * Charges dropped against HP’s Patricia Dunn. [New York Times] * 9th Circuit rules against Angel Raich, who says she will die without marijuana. [CNN] * Names of athletes in steroids probe to be released. [MSNBC] * Federal court rules Sudan may be held liable for USS Cole bombings. [MSNBC] * Law Blog discussion of […]

    0 Comments / / Mar 15, 2007 at 8:58 AM
  • Aaron Charney, Biglaw, Gallion & Spielvogel, Gay

    Brokeback Lawfirm: A Report on Today’s Hearing

    Lavi Soloway’s eyewitness account is available here. Good stuff!!! There are a number of juicy new revelations, which we’ll have more to say about in a subsequent post. In the meantime, feel free to discuss the case and developments from the hearing in this open thread. Our main reaction: We’re disappointed to learn that Edward […]

    34 Comments / / Mar 14, 2007 at 7:18 PM