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Associate Bonus Watch: Another Firm Beats The Market!

You could easily say that this firm is minting money for its associates. Which firm could it be?

10 Comments / / Dec 17, 2014 at 11:06 AM
  • Bar Exams

    Good Luck on the Bar Exam!

    Here are some last-minute tips for those of you taking the bar exam this week: 1. Get a good night’s sleep. 2. Set out your clothes for tomorrow, and everything else you’ll need for the exam, before you go to bed. 3. Relax; don’t dwell on the bar exam horror stories. They’ll just freak you […]

    143 Comments / / Jul 27, 2009 at 6:44 PM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 07.27.09

    * Just for Captain Canuck, we acknowledge that the differences between Canadian law and American law are about more than what you can legally do with a moose. [Legal Lad] * The movement to ban anonymous commenters failed to gain another follower, but anonymous insults are still pretty wussy. [Simple Justice] * The fair use […]

    10 Comments / / Jul 27, 2009 at 6:04 PM
  • Job Searches, Start Dates, Summer Associates

    DLA Piper: Pushes Back Current Summers Like Weil, Delays 2010 Summer Recruiting Like Orrick

    DLA Piper, one of the biggest law firms in the country (and the world), has added its voice to the changing nature of Biglaw summer programs. In a letter sent to law school deans and career service officers (and obtained by Above the Law), DLA Piper announced it was deferring its current summers and delaying […]

    52 Comments / / Jul 27, 2009 at 5:21 PM
  • Drugs, Fashion, Marijuana

    Pot and Polos

    Here’s a story that might interest the “legalize cannabis” crowd. From our friends at Fashionista: This is turning into the summer of the fashion crowd running into trouble with the law. Last week, a major drug bust went down in Ralph Lauren’s tony New Canaan, CT store. The stock manager, 34-year-old Ricky Sullins, was arrested […]

    / Jul 27, 2009 at 4:42 PM
  • Bar Exams, California

    California Bar Exam Website is Back Up.

    Over the weekend, the California state bar website was down. It’s a pretty big system glitch to have on the weekend before the bar exam, as this tipster explains: Considering past exams and answers, as well as testing center information is on there, I’m sure lots of people are freaking out. Clear sign of incompetence […]

    29 Comments / / Jul 27, 2009 at 11:55 AM
  • Biglaw, Gender, Racism

    Don’t Count on Minority Female Attorneys to Stick Around?

    If you’re a minority female, you’ll likely say ba-bye to your firm within five years, says a study from Catalyst, a non-profit focused on women and business issues. The organization recently released a report titled, “Women of Color in U.S. Law Firms:” According to Catalyst’s Women of Color in U.S. Law Firms, women of color […]

    163 Comments / / Jul 27, 2009 at 11:01 AM
  • Salary Cuts

    Troutman Sanders ‘Temporary’ Salary Cut is Retroactive

    Last week, we reported that Troutman Sanders instituted a 10% associate pay cut based on performance. Those salary cuts were supposed to be temporary. The pay cuts apply from August through December — though we don’t know if that pay will automatically bumped up on January 1, 2010. Notwithstanding the definition of “temporary,” it now […]

    135 Comments / / Jul 27, 2009 at 10:08 AM
  • Morning Docket, Rod Blagojevich, Yolanda Young

    Morning Docket 07.27.09

    * Crocs have no teeth when it comes to fighting legal battles. The footwear company has settled five design defect lawsuits filed by parents whose children suffered escalator injuries. [On Point News] * Yolanda Young’s suit against Covington & Burling is back on. [BLT] * The ATL editors are not the only legal groupies in […]

    26 Comments / / Jul 27, 2009 at 9:18 AM

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