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Cravath kicks off BigLaw bonus season

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.

Women lawyers struggling in law firms: NAWL

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.

U.S. judge to pick lead attorneys in Toyota cases

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.

Dell Canada loses appeal against class action suit

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.