Large Firm

1808 ABA Journal articles on Large Firm.

Former BigLaw associate is charged in Mueller probe, accused of lying and deleting emails
Special counsel Robert Mueller has charged a former London associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom with making false statements to investigators and deleting emails sought in the investigation.
Former BigLaw partner is disbarred for child porn conviction

A former partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom has been disbarred as a result of his guilty plea to possession of child pornography.

Edmund C. Duffy was disbarred…

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer undergoes a name change, offers buyouts to 140 legal secretaries

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer has shortened its name and is seeking to reduce the number of legal secretaries working for the law firm.

“Kaye Scholer” was dropped from the…

Judge says ex-Sutherland partner is competent for trial, cites ‘snowball effect’ in prior diagnoses

A federal judge in Atlanta has ruled a that a former partner at Sutherland Asbill & Brennan is competent to stand trial on charges that he stole $2 million from…

Former BigLaw partner, an alleged ‘prolific money launderer,’ sentenced to 7 years in prison

A former BigLaw partner has been sentenced to seven years in prison for laundering $2.1 million through multiple accounts, including his attorney trust accounts.

Raymond Juiwen Ho, a 48-year-old Washington,…

Law firm increases clerkship bonus to $105K

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has increased its clerkship signing bonus to $105,000. Clerks who complete two qualifying clerkships would get an additional $20,000 bonus.

Above the Law and…

Dechert says outsourcing was reason for layoffs of lawsuit plaintiffs
Dechert says in response to a discrimination lawsuit that it laid off two payroll managers because it upgraded its technology and outsourced their jobs.
Nearly 1 million UK law firm passwords are available on the dark web, report says
Websites that collect stolen and leaked credentials had about 1.16 million email addresses from the 500 top law firms in the United Kingdom, according to cybersecurity firm report.
Former Winston partner appeals decision sending her gender bias case to arbitration

A former Winston & Strawn partner is asking a California appeals court to vacate a judge’s order that sends her gender bias case against the firm to arbitration.

Constance Ramos’…

Former Dentons associate is sentenced to prison after misdemeanor plea in alleged extortion plot
A former Dentons associate has been sentenced to five months in prison after pleading guilty to a lesser charge in an alleged extortion plot against his law firm.
11th Circuit refuses to reinstate fired Dolphins coach’s defamation suit against Paul Weiss law firm

A federal appeals court has refused to reinstate a lawsuit by a fired Miami Dolphins coach who claimed the law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison defamed…

Tax issues reportedly slow merger talks between Bryan Cave and UK law firm

Tax issues have reportedly held up merger talks between Bryan Cave and U.K. law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner.

The firms are discussing full financial integration rather than a merger using…

Large law firms’ secret information from big-money clients entice cyberthieves
If personal and confidential data are the currency in today’s electronic world, then law firms are sitting on a gold mine.
Millennial lawyers are forging their own paths—and it’s wrong to call them lazy
As younger attorneys flood the workforce and begin replacing the retiring baby boomer ranks, even the most conservative law firms are realizing the need to reshape corporate culture and embrace millennials’ tech-savvy, self-confident and flexible point of view.
The top 10 legal news stories of 2017
It’s hard to imagine a year more packed with major legal news than 2017, much of it generated by President Donald Trump's administration. We may never get used to the frenetic pace. Here are 10 stories—themes, really—that dominated legal news reports.

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