• Layoffs

    Update: Dechert CEO Winokur Indirectly Responds to ATL

    Apparently, Dechert Chairman and CEO Bart Winokur still finds Above the Law not worth his time, but that hasn’t stopped him from talking about our information elsewhere. Winokur spoke with the WSJ Law Blog to try to clear up some things about the firm: 1. Quite apart from any characterization as to reasons why associates […]

    197 Comments / / Oct 22, 2008 at 6:16 PM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 10.22.08

    Apparently, Dechert Chairman and CEO Bart Winokur still finds Above the Law not worth his time, but that hasn’t stopped him from talking about our information elsewhere. Winokur spoke with the WSJ Law Blog to try to clear up some things about the firm: 1. Quite apart from any characterization as to reasons why associates […]

    32 Comments / / Oct 22, 2008 at 5:12 PM
  • Law Schools

    Lost but never Found

    I just couldn’t resist posting this email from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law listserv: I found a pearl necklace on the floor of the law school basement near the hallway with the microwaves. Please e-mail me if you think it’s yours, so I can arrange to get it back to you. Sorry about […]

    76 Comments / / Oct 22, 2008 at 4:59 PM
  • Uncategorized

    A Happy Letter From Simpson Thacher

    Given all the horrible news yesterday, we wanted to post something positive about the legal job market. Luckily, last week Simpson Thacher & Bartlett felt the exact same way. Taking a cue from Cleary, STB decided to send around an “aren’t you glad you received an offer from Simpson Thacher” email to last summer’s offerees: […]

    54 Comments / / Oct 22, 2008 at 4:19 PM
  • Biglaw, Job Searches, Summer Associates

    Accept Your Offers: A Brief Follow Up

    After our post on the importance of accepting your offers, we figured that most students sitting on offers would do the right thing — for themselves and their colleagues — and make a decision. But maybe some students are just a little more indecisive than others. Last night, Northwestern students received this email: Dear Second-Year […]

    228 Comments / / Oct 22, 2008 at 3:04 PM
  • Uncategorized

    Breaking: Powder Scare at the New York Times Building

    We’ve received reports that the New York Times building has received some sort of terrorist threat. Apparently a white powder has been sent to somebody at the Time’s editorial desk. The building houses the firms of Covington & Burling and Goodwin Procter, among others. One tipster reports that the place is crawling with police officers. […]

    23 Comments / / Oct 22, 2008 at 2:19 PM

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