Karen A. Dewis

  • Biglaw, Musical Chairs, Partner Issues

    What’s Going on at McDermott Will & Emery?

    Last week, the American Lawyer shined a spotlight on extensive partner departures from McDermott Will & Emery. According to Brian Baxter of Am Law Daily, a whopping 38 partners have left MWE in 2011 so far. Let’s look at some of the departures, explore possible implications for the firm, and discuss what might be motivating the movement toward the exits….

    31 Comments / / Oct 24, 2011 at 1:37 PM
  • Musical Chairs, Partner Issues, Partner Profits

    More on Cadwalader’s Capture of Energy Lawyers from McDermott

    Sometimes lawyers at Cadwalader are the victims of theft. And sometimes they’re the ones doing the stealing. Here’s the promised follow-up to yesterday’s post about Cadwalader’s successful raid on the energy law practice of McDermott Will & Emery. It’s big news in Biglaw. As of now, nine partners are moving — Paul Pantano, Karen Dewis, […]

    60 Comments / / Jan 21, 2011 at 3:24 PM
  • Biglaw, FCC, JPMorgan Chase, Partner Issues, R. Ted Cruz, Television, Wall Street, Yul Kwon

    Musical Chairs: Legal Celebrities on the Move
    (Including the energy lawyers going from MWE to CWT.)