Associates of U.S. law firms can look forward to fat year-end bonuses that are ranging from $7,500 to $35,000 though the bonus levels are significantly lower than all-time highs of 2007.
Law firm WilmerHale has named Susan W. Murley and Robert T. Novick as co-managing partners for a three-year term effective from January 1, 2012.
Global law firm Davis Polk & Wardwell has strengthened its Hong Kong office by appointing Paul Chow, a leading M&A lawyer, as a partner and head of the regional office.
Guns and Roses frontman Axl Rose is taking Activision to court, saying the company violated an agreement on the use of the song Welcome To The Jungle.
British law firm Linklaters has poached on Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer partner Chris Howard by appointing him as a partner for its London office.
Cravath, Swaine & Moore, a premier New York law firm, has kicked off the BigLaw bonus season by announcing bonuses ranging from $7,500 to $35,000 for its associates who have been employed at the firm prior to September 1, 2010.
The four-inch plastic action figure of Apple’s CEO Steve Jobs will no more be in the market as the iPhone maker's law firm has sent a cease-and-desist letter to MIC Gadget that created the figure.
Thomson Reuters, the world's leading financial news and business information provider, is acquiring Pangea3, one of the largest legal outsourcing firms in India, for an undisclosed amount.
The bankruptcy trustee for Scott Rothstein's defunct law firm has reached a tentative settlement with American Express, the card that was used to fuel Rothstein's and his wife's luxurious lifestyle, that will help the victims of the high-profile lawyer's $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme recoup some of their losses.
DLA Piper, one of the largest global law firms in terms of lawyers, is laying off an unspecified number of support staffers in the U.S. to right size its operations.
Women lawyers in America's top law firms have not benefited from structural changes that created nuanced stratifications of lawyers, a survey by the National Association of Women Lawyers and the NAWL Foundation suggests.
The percentage of women lawyers in America's top 250 law firms has declined, according to findings based on NLJ 250, The National Law Journal's annual ranking of the nation's largest law firms.
The federal judge handling more than 100 lawsuits against Toyota Motor Corp over cars that raced out of control said on Thursday that he would decide by next week which plaintiffs lawyers would take a leading role in the massive litigation.
A Canadian court has dismissed attempts by Dell Canada Inc to stop a class action lawsuit dating back to 2007 involving 119,000 claims of faulty laptops, the law firm representing the action said on Monday.