How the Financial Crisis Changed Cahill Gordon
Corcoran: Bar Associations Need to Stop Preventing Change in Law
How Fenwick Partners Caught the Tech Wave
A Moment of Simple Justice: Law School
Bingham McCutchen Reaches Out For BigLaw Merger Partners
Dentons Global Chair Eyes Growth Through Law Firm Mergers
Looking at the Winners: How BigLaw Firms Can Grow in 2014
Why Does BigLaw Have So Few Black Partners?
Friedman: Abramson Dismissal a 'Teachable Moment' for Companies
Fixing Law Schools: Are More Types of Degrees the Answer?
Why Law Firms Are Starting to Think Like Media Companies
New Program Helps Women Lawyers Return to BigLaw
Decision Time: Patton Boggs Partners Mull Merger With Squire Sanders
Senior Privilege: How Some Law Firms Stifle Rainmaker Development
Not Dead Yet? How BigLaw's Best Firms Are Finding Growth
Legal Tech Startups: Separating Hype from Opportunity
Only in DC: Ethics Rule Permits Non-lawyers to Own Law Firms
Zimmermann: Dewey Charges Send 'Warning' To Struggling Law Firms
Is Punishment Dead in America?
What you need to know about Canada's new Anti-Spam Law (CASL)
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RESTRICTIVE SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY -
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August 21, 2014 (Mimesis Law) -- Dan Zubkoff, partner and executive committee member at Cahill Gordon & Reindel, talks with Kent Zimmermann about the firm's strong financial performance since the financial crisis in 2008....more
A marketer asked whether litigators require unique marketing and client-development training.
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USING SOCIAL MEDIA TO ADD VALUE AND GENERATE BUSINESS -
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Work-Life Balance —
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Yes. But only under certain restrictions.
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They ain't good....more
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July 22, 2014 (Mimesis Law) -- Casey Sullivan, reporter at Reuters, talks with Lee Pacchia about Bingham McCutchen's recent efforts to merge with another large law firm. According to Sullivan, the Boston based firm has made...more
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Welcome to The Roundup for the week ending July 11. We have lots of thought-provoking pieces to share this week.
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