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Biglaw

Why Are D.C. Lawyers Such Frigging Babies?

Are these Biglaw attorneys a bunch of big wimps? Or are they clever and creative lawyers? Read more »
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  • Musical Chairs

    Musical Chairs: Cadwalader Loses More Lawyers

    The Lawyer is reporting that seven partners in Cadwalader’s London office have defected for Paul Hastings: The Lawyer can exclusively reveal that the partners leaving the firm are Karl Clowry, Conor Downey, Michelle Duncan, Justin Jowitt, Tom O’Riordan, Christian Parker and Charles Roberts. The defections leave US firm Cadwalader with just four partners in London. […]

    96 Comments / / Jan 14, 2009 at 3:59 PM
  • Biglaw

    Ropes on the Rise: Ropes & Gray wants to take a big bite out of the Big Apple

    The Lawyer is reporting that seven partners in Cadwalader’s London office have defected for Paul Hastings: The Lawyer can exclusively reveal that the partners leaving the firm are Karl Clowry, Conor Downey, Michelle Duncan, Justin Jowitt, Tom O’Riordan, Christian Parker and Charles Roberts. The defections leave US firm Cadwalader with just four partners in London. […]

    102 Comments / / Jan 14, 2009 at 3:04 PM
  • Associate Advice, pls hndle thx

    Pls Hndle Thx: She’s Trying to Destroy Me

    [Ed Note: Do you have a question for next week? Send it in to advice@abovethelaw.com] ATL – I’ve just been staffed on a relatively long term project with another associate. She and I went on one date a few months ago and hooked up, but that was it because she is batsh*t crazy. Since then […]

    74 Comments / / Jan 14, 2009 at 1:45 PM
  • Layoffs

    Nationwide Layoff Watch: I’m Shipping Up To Boston

    First, some good news for Boston based attorneys. Ropes & Gray has joined the growing list of firms not freezing associate salaries. The firm sent out a whole memo about it and everything: We are pleased to announce that base compensation for partnership-track associates in 2009 will reflect normal seniority increases as follows But while […]

    92 Comments / / Jan 14, 2009 at 1:13 PM
  • Biglaw, Blogging, Rankings, Technology

    New Rankings Reflect Law Firms’ Web Presence

    Muzeview, which calls itself a “competitive intelligence services provider working with professional services firms,” has completed a new analysis of the internet strength of major law firms. “This new index gives a clear view into the weight each firm gives to its visibility on the Internet, as well as the effectiveness of the effort,” said […]

    92 Comments / / Jan 14, 2009 at 11:49 AM