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  • Biglaw, Law Shucks

    This Week in Biglaw: 11.08.10

    Ed. note: Law Shucks focuses on life in, and after, Biglaw, including by tracking layoffs, bonuses, and laterals. Above the Law is pleased to bring you this weekly column, which analyzes news at the world’s top law firms. We’ve hit another lull in the Biglaw calendar. Recruiting is pretty much over. 2Ls and 3Ls lucky […]

    4 Comments / / Nov 8, 2010 at 11:24 AM
  • Biglaw, Law Shucks

    This Week in Biglaw: 10.24.10

    Ed. note: Law Shucks focuses on life in, and after, Biglaw, including by tracking layoffs, bonuses, and laterals. Above the Law is pleased to bring you this weekly column, which analyzes news at the world’s top law firms. Last time around, we focused on BigLaw deals – deals in which the firms themselves were the […]

    5 Comments / / Oct 24, 2010 at 1:14 PM
  • Biglaw, Law Firm Mergers, Law Shucks, Rankings

    This Week in Biglaw: 10.10.10

    Ed. note: Law Shucks focuses on life in, and after, Biglaw, including by tracking layoffs, bonuses, and laterals. Above the Law is pleased to bring you this weekly column, which analyzes news at the world’s top law firms. Despite this being the busy season for the hiring and (in the few firms that cling to […]

    18 Comments / / Oct 10, 2010 at 11:03 AM
  • Biglaw, Law Shucks

    This Week in Biglaw: 09.11.10

    Ed. note: Law Shucks focuses on life in, and after, Biglaw, including by tracking layoffs, bonuses, and laterals. Above the Law is pleased to bring you this weekly column, which analyzes news at the world’s top law firms. Most executives will agree that cutting expenses is the far easier way to increase profits. Growing revenue […]

    8 Comments / / Sep 11, 2010 at 5:27 PM
  • Biglaw, Law Shucks

    This Week in Biglaw: 08.22.10

    Ed. note: Law Shucks focuses on life in, and after, Biglaw, including by tracking layoffs, bonuses, and laterals. Above the Law is pleased to bring you this weekly column, which analyzes news at the world’s top law firms. The road to BigLaw has always been difficult, whether you’re an undergrad posing for Playboy who ends […]

    4 Comments / / Aug 22, 2010 at 2:52 PM
  • Biglaw, Law Shucks

    This Week in Biglaw: 08.15.10

    Ed. note: Law Shucks focuses on life in, and after, Biglaw, including by tracking layoffs, bonuses, and laterals. Above the Law is pleased to bring you this weekly column, which analyzes news at the world’s top law firms. For the lucky few who were able to secure jobs in the drastically reduced summer programs this […]

    3 Comments / / Aug 15, 2010 at 12:22 PM
  • Biglaw, Law Shucks

    This Week in Biglaw: 08.01.10

    Ed. note: Law Shucks focuses on life in, and after, Biglaw, including by tracking layoffs, bonuses, and laterals. Above the Law is pleased to bring you this weekly column, which analyzes news at the world’s top law firms. As summer programs around Biglaw wrap up, all eyes turn to offer rates. The rising 3L participants […]

    8 Comments / / Aug 1, 2010 at 11:33 PM
  • Biglaw, Law Shucks

    This Week in Biglaw: 07.25.10

    Ed. note: Law Shucks focuses on life in, and after, BigLaw, including by tracking layoffs, bonuses, and laterals. Above the Law is pleased to bring you this weekly column, which analyzes news at the world’s top law firms. As August approaches, the recruiting process shifts from the summer programs, which are in full (relatively speaking) […]

    11 Comments / / Jul 25, 2010 at 10:34 PM
  • Biglaw, Google / Search Engines, Law Shucks, YouTube

    This Week in Biglaw: 06.27.10

    Ed. note: Law Shucks focuses on life in, and after, BigLaw, including by tracking layoffs, bonuses, and laterals. Above the Law is pleased to bring you this weekly column, which analyzes news at the world’s top law firms. One of the many interesting features of BigLaw is the comings and goings of its denizens. Whether […]

    3 Comments / / Jun 27, 2010 at 11:04 PM
  • Biglaw, Law Shucks

    This Week in Biglaw: 06.20.10

    Ed. note: Law Shucks focuses on life in, and after, BigLaw, including by tracking layoffs, bonuses, and laterals. Above the Law is pleased to bring you this weekly column, which analyzes news at the world’s top law firms. This is supposed to be the quiet time of year for BigLaw, but it seems firms and […]

    7 Comments / / Jun 20, 2010 at 11:14 AM
  • Biglaw, Law Shucks

    This Week in Biglaw: 06.13.10

    Ed. note: Law Shucks focuses on life in, and after, BigLaw, including by tracking layoffs, bonuses, and laterals. Above the Law is pleased to bring you this weekly column, which analyzes news at the world’s top law firms. In honor of the commencement of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, we’re going with a sports-themed edition […]

    3 Comments / / Jun 13, 2010 at 4:22 PM
  • Biglaw, In-House Counsel, Law Shucks

    This Week in Biglaw: 06.06.10

    Ed. note: Law Shucks focuses on life in, and after, BigLaw, including by tracking layoffs, bonuses, and laterals. Above the Law is pleased to bring you this weekly column, which analyzes news at the world’s top law firms. Most summer programs have kicked off by now, but ATL pointed out a problem waiting in the […]

    4 Comments / / Jun 6, 2010 at 4:51 PM
  • Biglaw, In-House Counsel, Law Shucks, Summer Associates

    This Week in Biglaw: 05.31.10

    Ed. note: Law Shucks focuses on life in, and after, BigLaw, including by tracking layoffs, bonuses, and laterals. Above the Law is pleased to bring you this weekly column, which analyzes news at the world’s top law firms. Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer for business, if not for astronomers, and with that comes […]

    2 Comments / / May 31, 2010 at 4:29 PM
  • Biglaw, Holidays and Seasons, In-House Counsel, Law Shucks

    This Week in Biglaw: 05.16.10

    Ed. note: Law Shucks focuses on life in, and after, BigLaw, including by tracking layoffs, bonuses, and laterals. Above the Law is pleased to bring you this weekly column, which analyzes news at the world’s top law firms. May is normally a slow month for BigLaw. There’s generally no recruiting going on, as firms prepare […]

    4 Comments / / May 16, 2010 at 10:12 AM
  • Biglaw, Law Shucks

    This Week in Biglaw: 04.18.10

    Ed. note: Law Shucks focuses on life in, and after, BigLaw, including by tracking layoffs, bonuses, and laterals. Above the Law is pleased to bring you this weekly column, which analyzes news at the world’s top law firms. Layoffs are no longer the core theme of this column, and there were none reported at major […]

    7 Comments / / Apr 18, 2010 at 10:15 AM
  • Law Shucks

    Last Week in Biglaw: 04.12.10

    Ed. note: Law Shucks focuses on life in, and after, BigLaw, including by tracking layoffs, bonuses, and laterals. Above the Law is pleased to bring you this weekly column, which analyzes news at the world’s top law firms. Law-firm layoffs have fallen from a peak of 3,682 in March ’09 to 164 in March ’10. […]

    1 Comment / / Apr 12, 2010 at 10:13 AM

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