Law firms are returning to something approaching normal office life again, but few expect a quick economic recovery.
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Nevada will permit test takers to use outside reference material on its two-day, online bar exam.
The coronavirus pandemic has drastically impacted lawyer income, but not every practice area is hurting the same. Debt counsel and contract attorneys seem to be the best off, compared to other practice areas.
In a national survey of 292 lawyers, 59% of respondents said their income has decreased because of COVID-19 disruptions, while 34% said their income had stayed the same during the pandemic.
Minority attorneys have made slow but steady progress in law firms since suffering stunning defeats in the last recession. The global pandemic and the economic turmoil it has left in its wake threaten to reset progress yet again.
Ex-Stone Prosecutor Jonathan Kravis' Career Advice: 'Stay True to the Principles That Led You to Serve'
"I resigned from a job I loved because I was not willing to serve a department that would so easily abdicate its responsibility to this principle," former federal prosecutor Jonathan Kravis said in a commencement-style op-ed for his alma mater Williams College.
The House has been involved in 31 federal lawsuits since Doug Letter was named general counsel last year. Will lawmakers always be in court this often?
Legal organizations and foreign business interests have raised concerns about Beijing's proposed legislation, and massive pro-democracy demonstrations are once again filling Hong Kong's streets.
Wilkinson has long been in the spotlight in Washington legal circles and beyond as a successful defense-side trial lawyer advocating for major U.S. companies. Her more notable advocacy for individual clients including representing Brett Kavanaugh during his confirmation hearing for the U.S. Supreme Court.
The client demand for fast, accurate information in a time of immense change and uncertainty is unending, management-side labor and employment lawyers tell ALM. Here are three areas clients have a lot of questions about.
Skilled in the Art: How an Economic Bust Could Lead to an IP Litigation Boom + Cisco Wins $1.9M in Flat Fees
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman partners offer some provocative takes on the state of IP law mid-pandemic.
Johnson & Johnson attributed its decision this week to discontinue sales of talc-based baby powder to COVID-19 and declining demand, but lawyers and law professors point instead to an April 27 ruling allowing plaintiffs' experts to testify in trials.
Our firm-by-firm guide to how law firms are protecting their bottom lines from the economic fallout of the coronavirus.
Rates for top associates at firms such as Weil, Gotshal & Manges and Kirkland & Ellis are rising just as a new wave of Chapter 11s gathers steam. A filing shows J.Crew paid its lawyers at Weil close to $12 million in the 90 days before the company filed for bankruptcy this month.
Privacy budgets are unlikely to be hit too badly by a COVID-19 economy, but money could be redirected to help deal with new challenges around the security of remote working tech and employee medical information.