• Holidays and Seasons

    Five Gifts For Lawyers

    The two-thirds of the Above The Law team in New York report that it’s starting to look and feel a lot like Christmas in the Northeast. Some of those reports are overly graphic. The one-third of the team spending the holiday in Florida attests to warmth and sunshine. This post is dedicated to the loved […]

    15 Comments / / Dec 22, 2009 at 11:05 AM
  • Salary Cuts

    K&L Gates Salary Cut Follow Up

    Yesterday, we reported that K&L Gates cut salaries for its incoming associates. The salary cut is just for a few of the firm’s many offices, but it looks like I got the offices wrong. The firm still hasn’t responded to my request for clarification, but tipsters who work at K&L Gates have helped set the […]

    41 Comments / / Dec 22, 2009 at 10:08 AM
  • Dreier, Morning Docket

    Morning Docket 12.22.09

    * The decade’s 25 biggest legal stories. [National Law Journal] * A former Fried Frank litigation associate, Julie Kamps, who previously filed a employment discrimination claim, is now filing a lawsuit against the firm, alleging sexual harassment by a female partner and discrimination because she is gay. She’s suing for $50 million and partnership. If […]

    34 Comments / / Dec 22, 2009 at 8:43 AM
  • Uncategorized

    Latham & Watkins: We Have Good News

    It has not been a great year for Latham & Watkins. Everybody knows that the firm laid off a ton of people — 440, to be exact — in February. But it was the firm’s decision to fire first-years who had been at the firm for just a few months that seemed to shock the […]

    187 Comments / / Dec 21, 2009 at 7:02 PM