Since 2000, the wealthiest 25 firms in the Am Law 200 increased their profitability at a rate that outpaced their peers. Here's what that might mean for competitors.
Federal prosecutors in Manhattan on Friday filed a sentencing memo recommending a “substantial prison term” for President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen, even as…
The former Trump campaign chairman told “multiple discernible lies, according to a Friday court filing.
The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation refused to transfer class actions brought on behalf of 40 percent of the nation's opioid-addicted babies, concluding there would be “substantial overlap with the opioid multidistrict litigation it created a year ago.
With Dane Butswinkas soon to be focused on Tesla's regulatory travails as general counsel, partner Joseph Petrosinelli will step into the chairman's seat at Williams & Connolly. Plus: Quinn Emanuel announced its largest partnership class ever.
Jon Ballis, a Chicago-based corporate partner who has become one of Kirkland's best-known private equity lawyers, will take over as leader of the world's highest-grossing firm in 2020.
A New Jersey lawyer has resolved a lawsuit accusing him of violating a confidential settlement by telling reporters that a Catholic school had reached a…
Prosecutors from the Manhattan U.S. Attorney's office acknowledged Cohen's help, but strongly urged the court not to mistake Cohen's efforts for those of a traditional cooperator.
Skilled in the Art: Quinn Kicks Up a Soccer Storm | Silicon Valley Tackles...Gypsum Board? | Firms Smoking in E-Cig Fight
In today's briefing, we dive into the bevy of patent litigation stemming from the e-cigarette industry, an interesting debate from the world of soccer, and more.
Perfection is an impossible standard. Yet, it is the standard by which many attorneys measure their professional success—or worse, personal worth.
Law student activists combating mandatory arbitration in Big Law have notched another win, but it's uncertain whether the firm will abolish the policy for partners.
Well-known China hawk Robert Lighthizer will likely take a hard line in upcoming trade negotiations.
The Sandra Bang's new role at Shearman & Sterling is part of a trend in which large law firms are giving diversity officers a seat at the leadership table.
The announcement that William Barr is Trump's pick to replace Jeff Sessions comes amid what's already expected to be a busy Friday.
Two immigrants who were denied asylum because they entered the United States outside official checkpoints are among the plaintiffs in a new suit that…
In case that could affect Mueller defendants, Supreme Court considers ‘separate sovereigns doctrine’
Barr, who was a U.S. attorney general under President George H.W. Bush, currently serves as of counsel at Kirkland & Ellis.
It's impossible to know exactly why the stock market does what it does. You can, however, make some educated guesses as to what may be driving market behavior.
"I feel that in some sense I am starting a new career," says Ashwin Gokhale, who practices in the firm's Palo Alto office.
A Columbia University professor said legal tech is a 'very important part of a business's arsenal' and is partially the reason the Ivy League school debuted a new MBA course about a legal tech startup.