Report: Merger-Minded Law Firms Running Out of Low-Hanging Fruit - Law firm mergers have continued at a high pace in 2016, but the legal consultancy Altman Weil says it?s getting harder for large firms to find a good boutique to bolt on.
Munger Tolles Litigation Duo Departs for Proskauer Rose - Bolstering its litigation ranks in Los Angeles, Proskauer announced Tuesday that it hired Bart Williams and Manuel Cachán from Munger, Tolles & Olson for its white collar defense and sports law practices.
Law Firms on Notice After 'Panama Papers' Leak, Hacking Threats - The international legal community had its Edward Snowden moment this weekend, when newspapers around the world began publishing excerpts from an unprecedented document leak tied to the law firm Mossack Fonseca.
Ropes and Sidley Snag Weil Partners, Plus More Lateral Moves - A pair of PE partners leave Weil; a rare hire by Wachtell; big firms raid Cadwalader and Reed Smith; Jenner & Block, Jones Day and Schiff Hardin rotate practice leaders; Goodwin Procter goes to Paris; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Play Ball! Baseball Season Brings More Big Fees for Big League Firms - Sidley Austin, McCarter & English and Winston & Strawn are among a dozen legal advisers providing outside counsel and arbitration services to the Major League Baseball Players Association, according to a recent Labor Department filing.
Goodwin Procter Launches in Paris with Six-Partner Group - Goodwin Procter is to open in Paris with the hire of a corporate team from King & Wood Mallesons, including its office managing partner, the firm announced Monday.
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