K&L Gates

  • Feminism, Gender, Kids, Pregnancy / Paternity, Women's Issues

    K&L Gates: Closed to Associate Mothers?

    From time to time, we’ve tried to track whether or not the Biglaw layoffs have had a disparate impact on women or minorities. There hasn’t been a lot of hard evidence. We did a story last year on layoffs at Squire Sanders that seemed to disproportionately affect women. And this year we ran a report […]

    160 Comments / / Jun 8, 2010 at 1:16 PM
  • Biglaw, White & Case, Wikipedia

    Law Firm Wikipedia Wars

    On Sex and the City, Samantha was never seen scrolling through comments on news blogs to make sure her clients’ reputations weren’t being maligned. Instead, she attended fancy New York parties and talked up her roster of good-looking clients. But SATC is dated. The work of public relations professionals has been made harder (and less […]

    59 Comments / / May 19, 2010 at 1:55 PM
  • Biglaw, Partner Issues, Partner Profits

    Are Am Law 100 Firms Ever Going to Change?

    Am Law Daily has what can only be termed a frightening headline today: The Am Law 100 2010: Too Big to Fail? Nooooo! Haven’t we learned that “too big to fail” is terrible? It’s bad for our economy when things are too big to fail — too often, too big means too inefficient to change: […]

    17 Comments / / May 12, 2010 at 1:38 PM
  • Gay, Reader Polls, Sports

    Lawsuit of the Day: Playing for the Wrong Team?

    The reader who brought this item to our attention opined: “This is a pretty crazy lawsuit. Not enough gay people in San Francisco to field a softball team? That’s a first.” Strange, but apparently true. The San Francisco Chronicle reports: All Steven Apilado, LaRon Charles and Jon Russ wanted to do was to win the […]

    40 Comments / / Apr 22, 2010 at 2:45 PM