Reed Smith

  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 08.17.10

    * Former House majority leader Tom DeLay (R-TX) celebrates the Justice Department’s decision to drop its six-year investigation of his dealings with ex-lobbyist Jack Abramoff. [Washington Post] * Speaking of money and politics, state judicial elections are being flooded with cash. [How Appealing] * Two Stanford Law students strike a blow against California’s three-strikes law. […]

    13 Comments / / Aug 17, 2010 at 8:52 AM
  • Associate Salaries, Biglaw, Money, New York Times, Salary Cuts

    Don’t Be So Quick to Lump Biglaw in with Corporate Salary Slashers

    The New York Times has a nice survey piece about all the salary cuts imposed upon American workers. It’s a story that anybody holding down a job through this recession is probably aware of: Local and state governments, as well as some companies, are squeezing their employees to work the same amount for less money […]

    50 Comments / / Aug 4, 2010 at 10:15 AM
  • Deaths, Suicide

    Reed Smith Partner Commits Suicide in Chicago

    There was unhappy news out of Chicago last week. Stewart Dolin, an M&A partner at Reed Smith, was struck and killed by a train on Thursday. According to the Chicago Tribune, the coroner has ruled the death a suicide. Dolin was the co-chair of Reed Smith’s corporate and securities practice. He lived in Glencoe, north […]

    / Jul 20, 2010 at 3:05 PM