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Why Are Large Law firms Still Merging?

Sep 24, 2014 By: Will Ashenmacher

Last week, news broke that Bingham McCutcheon and Morgan, Lewis & Bockius have agreed to merge, forming a 2,000-lawyer firm with $2

To Change Law Firm Culture, Quit Fighting The Current

Sep 22, 2014 By: Rachel Merrick Maggs

Anyone who has spent time near the shore knows that if you are caught in a riptide pulling you out to sea,

Three Ways Midsized Firms Can Beat The In-House Trend

Sep 17, 2014 By: Will Ashenmacher

In several earlier posts on this blog, we have observed that corporate legal departments are keeping more work in-house. We certainly are

Restatement Wrap-Up: 2013 By The Numbers

Sep 15, 2014 By: Craig Eastland

Under Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), most errors in previously issued financial statements are corrected via an amendment called a “restatement.” Restatement

General Counsels: “You’re Perfect, We Love You, Now Change”

Sep 11, 2014 By: Will Ashenmacher

These days, a Large Law firm could be forgiven for being a little confused by its relationship with some of its corporate

The Couch-Jumping Partner, Part II

Sep 10, 2014 By: Janet Bennett

In the first part of this post, I discussed my experience working with law firms and how partners have really seized on

The Couch-Jumping Partner, Part I

Sep 9, 2014 By: Janet Bennett

I talk to law firms daily about business development tools that analyze “Big Data.”  Over the past year, I’ve observed a noticeable

Women in Law: If This Is Progress, What’s Failure?

Sep 4, 2014 By: Will Ashenmacher

Recently, Working Mother and Flex-Time Lawyers released their annual list of law firms they consider to be the most hospitable to female

Postcard from ILTA 2014: Let’s Talk Tech

Sep 2, 2014 By: Ryan Jansen

Last week saw the conclusion of the International Legal Technology Association’s 2014 annual conference. This year’s summit was insightful, informative and provided

From Business Law Center: Tax Conditions In Inversion Mergers

Aug 22, 2014 By: Craig Eastland

U.S. companies are reorganizing abroad — a maneuver called an inversion — to secure more favorable tax treatment. Here’s a look at how the U.S. has attempted to tackle the issue.

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