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Stealth Lawyer: Karen Krueger, Alexander Technique Instructor
Survey: Firms With Blogs Grow Revenue Faster
Stealth Lawyer: Eric Mohl, Freelance Photographer
Stealth Lawyers: Matt Breen & Brian Trunzo, Menswear Retailers
Ex-Kirkland Partner: Rainmakers Are Paid Too Much
Stealth Lawyer: Ruchi Bhowmik, Deputy Cabinet Secretary
How the billable hour hurts women
Are Political Intelligence Practice Groups Too Risky?
Client Biz Dev: You're Doing It Wrong
Stealth Lawyer: Shonali Bhowmik, Indie Rock Musician
Bill on Bankruptcy: Trustees Sleep Easy after High Court Ruling
Jeffrey DeBoer on the intersection of Washington and commercial real estate
Navigating the Winds of Change in Commercial Real Estate
Could This Law School Ranking Unseat US News?
Stealth Lawyer: Reverend Luther Zeigler, Minister
Publishing Alone Isn’t Enough, Law Firms Should Have an Integrated Strategy for Their Blogs
Law Firms’ Social Media Strategies Must Line Up with the Rest of Their Client Development Efforts
Blogging Can Lead to Clients Knowing Who You Are Before They Even Meet You
With Radical Changes, Law Firms Can Beat Recession
April 26 (Bloomberg Law) -- William Snyder, co-head of the corporate restructuring group at Deloitte, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about a new survey his group conducted on executive management during corporate...more
The Association of Business Trial Lawyers recently asked Cogent Legal to prepare the graphics for a presentation on mock trials. The panel consisted of some of the best jury consultants in the country exploring the factors...more
Feb. 27 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bruce MacEwen, a law firm consultant and blogger at AdamSmithEsq.com, tells Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia that "we will see some more name brand [law] firms implode" in 2013. The defunct New York law...more
In This Issue:
Caveat Emptor: Emerging Issues for Buyers of Bankruptcy Claims
Entertainment Litigation Update; Trial Practice Update; Japan Litigation Update; and Libor Litigation Update
Feb. 13 (Bloomberg) -- Judges rarely reverse themselves. When U.S. District Jed Rakoff recanted a ruling he made previously in the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities Inc., the reversal was important...more
Feb. 7. (Bloomberg Law) -- Law firm profits at a selection of the nation's largest firms increased by 4.3 percent in 2012, but "we do have some concerns about what drove the results," Dan DiPietro, chairman of Citi Private...more
Jan. 9 (Bloomberg) -- Law firm Kaye Scholer LLP and financial advisor Capstone Advisory Group LLC are in the sights of a U.S. Trustee aiming to claw back $12 million for an undisclosed agreement to share fees awarded in...more
Let’s do this. Let’s put together your game plan on getting out of debt in this new year. This is the year it is going to happen. Next year at this time you will have no debt. Stop and think of that. No debt! But it is...more
Oct. 26 (Bloomberg Law) -- Dan DiPietro, chairman of The Law Firm Group at Citi Private Bank, says he has a "somewhat robust" watch list of law firms that may fail in the coming months.
"In this kind of economic...more
Oct. 11 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia talks with Bloomberg News bankruptcy columnist and editor-at-large Bill Rochelle about recent developments in bankruptcy law including NewPage, Dewey & LeBoeuf, Lehman,...more
June 14 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg News Bill Rochelle tells Lee Pacchia that defunct law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP spent $43 million in cash over the six weeks prior to their bankruptcy filing, much to the chagrin of secured...more
Good Lord! Please make it stop.
We can’t take witnessing any more carnage or scandal from the Dewy & LeBoeuf front! The worst part, in some respects, is that clients, laterals and law firm lenders are now looking past...more
April 25 (Bloomberg Law) -- Former University of Nebraska and University of Houston Law School Dean Nancy Rapoport tells Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia that she expects some law schools to close their doors because of the...more
Dewey & LeBoeuf continues to be daily battered in the media. Too many of the slings and arrows now being shot Dewey’s way are self inflicted.
Those with the most to lose seem to be trying to get this ship of state back on...more
How is your law firm doing?
You may not be getting a completely accurate answer by simply looking at your firm’s annual financial statements. Law firm financial reporting is an art form and sometimes, a bit of a black...more
LOS GATOS, CALIFORNIA (February 7, 2011) – Chapter11Cases.com today launched a database of over 5,000 of the most important bankruptcy court pleadings filed since the beginning of 2008 with each document available to anyone...more
Dissolving a Business in Arizona
At The Law Offices of Donald W. Hudspeth, we put our 30-plus years of Arizona business law experience to work for you to make dissolving your business as quick, painless, and profitable as...more
A recent report from the Integreon Blog highlights the importance of understanding the financial stability of EDD vendors as a criterion for vendor selection. This is critical in light of the present economic downturn in...more
Theory of Deepening Insolvency
Banking & Finance Litigation...more
Predictions and Suggestions of Morrison & Foerster’s Hedge
Morrison & Foerster has formalized its multi-disciplinary team dedicated to responding to client service needs in the coming distress cycle...more
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