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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
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket 07.17.09

    * New York teenager Cheyenne Cherry pleaded guilty to baking a kitten in an oven, but she obviously feels no remorse. [Gothamist] * Musical Chairs: Kirkland & Ellis invests in its finance practice by withdrawing debt specialist Jay Ptashek from Simpson Thacher Bartlett, where he had been for 17 years. [Kirkland & Ellis press release] […]

    39 Comments / / Jul 17, 2009 at 7:42 AM
  • Sonia Sotomayor

    Smooth Sailing for Sonia Sotomayor?

    At least that’s what it’s looking like, according to the New York Times and the Washington Post. Today Justice Sotomayor’s confirmation hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee drew to a close, and no major bombshells were dropped. A Senate vote is expected in early August. Update: Gibson Dunn partner Tom Dupree, who served in the […]

    61 Comments / / Jul 16, 2009 at 8:45 PM
  • Career Center

    Career Center: Paging Summer Associates

    What’s your summer been like? Though the summer of 2009 has seen some exciting events, the summer of 2010 is shaping up to be very different, as summer programs are already under siege. Before the summer slips away, and those lucky few of you getting wined and dined are again on a steady diet of […]

    / Jul 16, 2009 at 6:45 PM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 07.16.09

    * I know I’m just a muggle. But the economic strength of the Harry Potter series is simply mind boggling. No offense to J.K. Rowling, but she is living proof that the devil exists, and he is willing to listen to offers. [Halogen Life] * Are women having an easier time finding legal jobs than […]

    27 Comments / / Jul 16, 2009 at 5:40 PM
  • Ballard Spahr

    A Message of Inspiration From Ballard Spahr

    Here at Above the Law, we appreciate and encourage openness from law firms. Law firms don’t have to make quarterly reports to the SEC. But partners, associates, staff, and prospective law students should have as much information as possible about the firms they work for. So we honestly applaud Arthur Makadon, chairman of Ballard Spahr. […]

    78 Comments / / Jul 16, 2009 at 10:22 AM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket 07.16.09

    * A hacker got his hands on hundreds of sensitive internal documents at Twitter, and sent them out to a host of blogs who are selectively publishing them. Latest tweet from the company: Twitter’s lawyering up. [BBC News] * Laid off from your law firm? Still looking for a job? Maybe you should collect unemployment […]

    28 Comments / / Jul 16, 2009 at 7:43 AM

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