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Report: Law Firms Consolidating at Record Setting Pace - In the first half of 2015, 48 law firms announced mergers, the highest half-year total in nine years, according to the legal consultancy Altman Weil.
In the first half of 2015, 48 law firms announced mergers, the highest half-year total in nine years, according to the legal consultancy Altman Weil.
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Holder's Return to Covington Was Six Years in the Making - Covington &;amp Burling celebrates a homecoming this week as Eric Holder Jr., the nation's first black attorney general, rejoins the firm as a white-collar partner. Covington plans to announce the news Monday, and his official start date will be in September. "This is home for me," Holder told The National Law Journal.
Covington &;amp Burling celebrates a homecoming this week as Eric Holder Jr., the nation's first black attorney general, rejoins the firm as a white-collar p...
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Deal Watch: Skadden Celebrates Holiday Weekend Atop M&A League Tables - M&A league tables for the first half of 2015 compiled by Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters show Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom leading the pack among legal advisers, while several other Am Law 100 firms prepare to fete the Fourth of July with some insurance-related transactional work.
M&A league tables for the first half of 2015 compiled by Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters show Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom leading the pack among legal...
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Lawyers in Dewey Trial Spar Over What Constitutes Proper Accounting - Defense counsel in the trial of three ex-Dewey & LeBoeuf executives pressed their argument Thursday that many of the accounting adjustments made by former firm employees were appropriate. The prosecution has sought to portray those adjustments as acts of fraud.
Defense counsel in the trial of three ex-Dewey & LeBoeuf executives pressed their argument Thursday that many of the accounting adjustments made by former fi...
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Partner Pay Spreads: Minding the Gap - Wondering how many multiples of your pay your fellow partners may be earning? Indulge your insecurities with this handy interactive chart.
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Dewey Defense Argues Accounting Adjustments Were Proper - A former Dewey & LeBoeuf budget director cooperating with the New York County District Attorney?s Office in its prosecution of three former firm leaders conceded during cross-examination Wednesday that some accounting adjustments are legitimate.
A former Dewey & LeBoeuf budget director cooperating with the New York County District Attorney’s Office in its prosecution of three former firm leaders conc...
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MoFo Hires Latham's M&A Co-Chair, Plus More Lateral Moves - Latham & Watkins corporate partner Graeme Sloan in London joined Morrison & Foerster as co-chair of its M&A group; Covington & Burling brings back a high-profile former U.S. Attorney General; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
Latham & Watkins corporate partner Graeme Sloan in London joined Morrison & Foerster as co-chair of its M&A group; Covington & Burling brings back a high-pro...
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Q&A: Eric Holder Jr. Returns to Private Practice - Eric Holder Jr. has returned home to Covington & Burling after more than six years as U.S. attorney general, and he said it is the "last stop" in his legal career—and even ruled out a U.S. Supreme Court appointment, if he is asked. Holder spoke also about the opportunities he will have at Covington, in addition to his practice, to advocate for his long-running causes—including improving race relations and access to justice.
Eric Holder Jr. has returned home to Covington & Burling after more than six years as U.S. attorney general, and he said it is the 'last stop' in his leg...
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Jobs Report: Legal Services Industry Takes a Hit - The Labor Department?s June jobs report showed that the legal services industry lost 800 jobs, more than erasing the meager gains that the industry enjoyed in May.
The Labor Department’s June jobs report showed that the legal services industry lost 800 jobs, more than erasing the meager gains that the industry enjoyed i...
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Pillsbury Chair Takes Stock After Departures - Pillsbury chair Jim Rishwain answered our questions about a spate of recent partner defections, the firm?s merger outlook, and the search for his eventual replacement.
Pillsbury chair Jim Rishwain answered our questions about a spate of recent partner defections, the firm’s merger outlook, and the search for his eventual re...
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Goodwin Procter Leader Says Firm Committed to Diversity, Growth - Three months after Goodwin Procter said it would slash 2 percent of its workforce, the Boston-based Am Law 100 announced three private equity hires Wednesday in its hometown and London. The Am Law Daily caught up with chairman David Hashmall to discuss his plans for Goodwin Procter as he approaches the end of his first year as leader.
Three months after Goodwin Procter said it would slash 2 percent of its workforce, the Boston-based Am Law 100 announced three private equity hires Wednesday...
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Dentons' Eye Still Wandering as McKenna Long Ties the Knot - With Dentons' merger with McKenna Long & Aldridge becoming official on Wednesday, we asked the firm's leaders about the impending combination with China's Dacheng—and what other global tie-ups may be in store.
With Dentons' merger with McKenna Long & Aldridge becoming official on Wednesday, we asked the firm's leaders about the impending combination with China's Da...
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America's oldest daily law journal is the most trusted source of Pennsylvania legal news, information and analysis. The Legal Intelligencer will help keep you up to date on the latest legal industry trends and developments with our award-winning, in-depth editorial coverage as well as news on court decisions, verdicts and practice issues.

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