Junior associates

  • Biglaw, Job Searches, Layoffs, Summer Associates

    The Coming Law Firm Staffing Shortage?

    There’s a reason why our weekly column by Law Shucks has been retitled from “This Week in Layoffs” to “This Week in Biglaw.” The pace of law firm layoffs has slowed dramatically. They haven’t stopped completely, and we suspect that many firms are still conducting “stealth layoffs” (which we welcome tips about — just email […]

    40 Comments / / Jun 10, 2010 at 4:10 PM
  • Biglaw, Outsourcing

    Outsourcing: It’s Not Just About the Money

    It’s been a while since we checked in with the coming junior associate apocalypse that is legal outsourcing. Rest assured, LPOs around the globe are working hard to make sure that the Biglaw junior associate becomes extinct — at least as we know it. There’s a fascinating article on Law21 that discusses the evolution of […]

    62 Comments / / Jun 9, 2010 at 10:09 AM