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Bankruptcy

Big Firm Files For Bankruptcy After $20 Million Goes Missing

Yet another once successful firm is seeking refuge in bankruptcy as it gasps its final breaths.

30 Comments / / Jul 7, 2015 at 11:45 AM
  • Law Shucks

    Last Week in Biglaw: 04.12.10

    Ed. note: Law Shucks focuses on life in, and after, BigLaw, including by tracking layoffs, bonuses, and laterals. Above the Law is pleased to bring you this weekly column, which analyzes news at the world’s top law firms. Law-firm layoffs have fallen from a peak of 3,682 in March ’09 to 164 in March ’10. […]

    1 Comment / / Apr 12, 2010 at 10:13 AM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket 04.12.10

    Ed. note: Law Shucks focuses on life in, and after, BigLaw, including by tracking layoffs, bonuses, and laterals. Above the Law is pleased to bring you this weekly column, which analyzes news at the world’s top law firms. Law-firm layoffs have fallen from a peak of 3,682 in March ’09 to 164 in March ’10. […]

    7 Comments / / Apr 12, 2010 at 8:33 AM
  • Law School Deans, Law Schools

    Corporate General Counsel Puts Fear of God into Legal Educators
    (And You Should Be Worried Too)

    Today I attended the Future of Education Conference, sponsored by Harvard Law School and New York Law School. New York Law School hosted a pretty interesting event. The fact schools as different as HLS and NYLS were coming together to host it (part two of the conference will be at HLS this October) is illustrative […]

    131 Comments / / Apr 9, 2010 at 6:08 PM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs 04.09.10

    * Do trust them foreigners. [Legal Blog Watch] * Can you be in virtual contempt of court? [Threat Level/Wired] * Is Manhattan DA Cy Vance rehearsing for Undercover Boss? [Gothamist] * STD Secure. [Instapundit] * Toyota plaintiffs have class. [Los Angeles Times] * Speaking of Stevens… [Legal Times] * Speaking of Supreme Court Justices retiring… […]

    9 Comments / / Apr 9, 2010 at 5:32 PM
  • Day Pitney, In-House Counsel

    The In-House Perspective on Law Firms Using Client Products

    Hey Biglaw partners, if you’re switching products to please your client, you may be wasting your time. Last week, we reported that Day Pitney is getting rid of all the free Cokes in its office in favor of client Pepsi-Co’s products. This was disappointing news around the firm, since according to our survey, 78% of […]

    26 Comments / / Apr 9, 2010 at 4:26 PM
  • John Paul Stevens, SCOTUS, Supreme Court

    Breaking: Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens Is Retiring

    Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens is done with his teasing. He’s been hinting for weeks that he could announce his plans to retire at any moment. Today, he finally made it official. He sent a letter to President Barack Obama this morning — available after the jump — consisting of a single sentence (Souter […]

    106 Comments / / Apr 9, 2010 at 10:49 AM
  • Deferral Stipend, Start Dates, Willkie Farr

    Willkie Farr: Defers Incoming Associates to 2011, 3Ls Pissed by Late Notice

    Ed. note: Law Shucks focuses on life in, and after, BigLaw, including by tracking layoffs, bonuses, and laterals. Above the Law is pleased to bring you this weekly column, which analyzes news at the world’s top law firms. Law-firm layoffs have fallen from a peak of 3,682 in March ’09 to 164 in March ’10. […]

    118 Comments / / Apr 9, 2010 at 10:08 AM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 04.09.10

    * Kelley Drye backs down over its retirement policy. [New York Law Journal] * The Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986 needs an upgrade? Why? Has there been some kind of revolution in electronic communications that’s happened over the past 24 years? [New York Times] * The University of St. Thomas Law School is the […]

    11 Comments / / Apr 9, 2010 at 9:01 AM
  • Biglaw, Sports

    Is There a Tiger Woods Effect in Law Firms?

    Tiger Woods is back on the green stroking it into the hole, his face no longer in the rough, for the first day of the Masters. Beyond a flyover involving a terrible pun and controversy over Nike’s resurrection of Woods’ dead father’s voice, the first day was a smooth one. Tiger the Superstar is back. […]

    25 Comments / / Apr 8, 2010 at 6:51 PM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs 04.08.10

    * A man allegedly robbed a Staples in an attempt to get a felony conviction. Why did he want a felony on his record? To avoid going to law school. Sure, this guy is crazy, crazy like a fox. [WPTV.com via Twitter] * Remember the judge who was indicted for keying another man’s car? He […]

    9 Comments / / Apr 8, 2010 at 5:02 PM