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Why Are D.C. Lawyers Such Frigging Babies?

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  • Partner Issues, Real Estate

    Paul Hastings Partner Defections: And Then There Were Six

    The number of Paul Hastings real estate partners fleeing for Haynes and Boone keeps growing. Initially, Paul Hastings admitted that three of its real estate partners were leaving. But then Haynes and Boone sources confirmed that they were poaching four PH RE partners — including Steven Koch, the administrative head of Paul Hastings’s real estate […]

    214 Comments / / Feb 1, 2010 at 12:12 PM
  • Entertainment Law

    Another Perspective on Conan’s Contract

    The number of Paul Hastings real estate partners fleeing for Haynes and Boone keeps growing. Initially, Paul Hastings admitted that three of its real estate partners were leaving. But then Haynes and Boone sources confirmed that they were poaching four PH RE partners — including Steven Koch, the administrative head of Paul Hastings’s real estate […]

    34 Comments / / Feb 1, 2010 at 11:14 AM
  • Associate Salaries, Salary Freeze

    Mayer Brown and the Infinite Silence

    A quick glance at the calendar reveals that today is February 1st. 2010 is fully under way. Is there a reason why Mayer Brown associates still don’t know how much money they’ll be making in the current year? Mayer Brown had a two hour all associates meeting on Friday. Amazingly, management was able to babble […]

    48 Comments / / Feb 1, 2010 at 10:07 AM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket 02.01.10

    * Part of Yolanda Young’s discrimination suit against Covington & Burling will move forward. [BLT] * Controversial New Orleans lawyer Ashton O’Dwyer is back in the news. He’s gone from cursing out judges to threatening their lives. [New Orleans Times-Picayune] * The Third Circuit has taken an interest in at least one claim in the […]

    22 Comments / / Feb 1, 2010 at 8:11 AM
  • Law Shucks, Layoffs

    This Week in Layoffs: 01.30.10

    Ed. note: Above the Law has teamed up with Law Shucks, which has done excellent work translating all of the layoff news into user-friendly charts and graphs: the Layoff Tracker. We’re coming down to the wire on the Law Shucks Lateral Tracker launch promotion iPhone 3GS giveaway. Read the announcement and the rules, then get […]

    24 Comments / / Jan 30, 2010 at 6:56 PM