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AI Pioneer ROSS Intelligence Lands Its First Big Law Clients - Baker & Hostetler is the first law firm to make public that it has licensed the artificial intelligence product using IBM?s Watson technology for bankruptcy matters.
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Jobs Report Shows Fresh Dip in Legal Employment - The industry lost 1,500 jobs in April after gaining jobs in March, according to the U.S. Department of Labor?s Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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Dewey's DiCarmine Looks to Fire Lawyer As Retrial Looms - A judge urged former Dewey & LeBoeuf executive director Stephen DiCarmine not to split with Bryan Cave?s Austin Campriello, saying the risks of representing himself were too great.
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After Sydney Closure, Skadden Team Sails to Allen & Overy - Magic Circle firm Allen & Overy has bolstered its Australia practice with the hire of a three-lawyer securities team from the soon-to-be-shuttered Sydney office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.
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New Recruits at Kirkland, Plus More Lateral Moves - More comings-and-goings at Kirkland & Ellis; cybersecurity hiring stays hot at Cooley and Covington; Latham & Watkins snags another lateral in Germany; Paul Weiss restocks its litigation group; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
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Dentons Cyber Group Chair Jumps to Cooley - Cooley is poised to hire Andy Roth, head of the global privacy and cybersecurity group at Dentons, as a partner for its privacy and data protection practice in New York.
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Lucky 33: Weil Scores a Bankruptcy Hat Trick - Kirkland & Ellis may have cornered the market on debtor's side cases for troubled energy clients, but Weil, Gotshal & Manges snagged roles this week on three other recent Chapter 11 cases of note for Aéropostale, CHC Group and Fairway.
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A Lawyer Shortage? In Your (Law School's) Dreams - It will always be a great time to go to some law schools. It will never be a great time to go to others.
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Lanny Davis Launches New Firm with Orrick, Patton Boggs Alums - The lawyer, spinmaster and Clinton ally has new law firm, Davis Goldberg & Galper, and a new PR firm to go with it.
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Allen & Overy Adds Skadden Securities Team After Sydney Closure - Magic Circle firm Allen & Overy has bolstered its Australia practice with the hire of a three-member securities team from the soon-to-be-closed Sydney office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, the firm announced Thursday.
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Two More Energy Companies Tap Kirkland for Bankruptcy Work - Having already grabbed a handful of key debtor?s side roles for struggling energy companies, Kirkland & Ellis added two more Chapter 11 cases to its docket this week, snagging assignments for Houston's Ultra Petroleum Corp. and Midstates Petroleum Inc.
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World's First Publicly Traded Law Firm Won't Go Bankrupt - Slater & Gordon, an Australian plaintiffs shop that became the world's first publicly traded law firm in 2007, has reached a $630 million debt refinancing deal with lenders to avert a potential bankruptcy filing Down Under.
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The National Law Journal provides timely legal information of national importance to attorneys that other publications don't, including:

  • Federal Circuit Court Decisions. The Circuit court is the appellate level of the federal court system. Decisions of the 11 circuits and the D.C.circuit often become the law of the land and can be cited by attorneys throughout the nation. A decision in one circuit may be cited by attorneys arguing a case in a different circuit completely across the country.

  • Verdicts. Hand picked verdicts of national consequence appear weekly in The National Law Journal. Attorneys throughout the country are informed through our verdicts page of the year's Top 10 verdicts as well as unique and important verdicts that cross state boundaries.

  • Practitioners Columns. Each week, The National Law Journal features in-depth analyses of critical issues affecting today's legal profession from well known practioners. 

  • Coverage of legislative issues. The National Law Journal features experts' interpretations of how laws affect business and the courts so that attorneys in law firms and in house counsel are kept well informed.

  • Legal news from the business and private sectors. Each week The National Law Journal reports on the significance of law related events from Corporate America to hometown USA.


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