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Here’s the legal lowdown on document management software
Choosing the right technology tools for your law firm can be a confusing endeavor. After all, there are so many different types of software products available and so many choices to make when it comes to features, pricing and security. Sifting through the maze of information can be a time-consuming process that can quickly become overwhelming.
This generational group is the largest in BigLaw
Millennials—people who range in age from 18 to 36—make up the largest generational group in the nation’s top law firms.
Ballard Spahr announces planned merger with Lindquist & Vennum

Philadelphia-based Ballard Spahr has agreed to merge with Lindquist & Vennum, a Minneapolis-based law firm with more than 150 lawyers, effective Jan. 1.

The merged firm will use the Ballard…

Law firms employ fewer black lawyers than other minorities, survey reports

Minority law school enrollment recently topped 30 percent, but law firms are not making substantial progress in hiring and promoting minority lawyers, according to a Law360 survey.

Nearly 85 percent…

Clark Hill announces merger with West Coast law firm

Clark Hill is merging with West Coast law firm Morris Polich & Purdy, a law firm with about 100 lawyers.

The combined law firm will have more than 450 lawyers…

Shakeup marks top 10 family-friendly law firms for 2017

Updated: Yale Law Women has announced its list of the top 10 family-friendly law firms for 2017, and it looks a lot different than last year’s list.

Only three…

How prepared are law firms for cyber breaches? And how often are firms being attacked?
On the same day that a massive ransomware attack hit DLA Piper, cybersecurity startup firm LogicForce released a chilling report that found that law firms are still woefully unprepared for all sorts of cyber threats.
Marc Kasowitz’s law firm gets a ‘Trump bump’ in prestige rankings

The law firm founded by President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Marc Kasowitz, has broken into the top 100 in Vault’s prestige rankings.

Kasowitz Benson Torres got a “Trump bump” with…

Median pay for new associates doesn’t budge from 2015
Median pay for first-year associates is the same as it was two years ago—$135,000—according to a salary survey by the National Association for Law Placement.
Law firm leaders report lawyer oversupply and ‘chronically underperforming lawyers’

The continuing erosion of demand for legal services continues to be a threat to traditional law firms, according to a survey of law firm leaders in which 61 percent said…

‘Second hundred’ law firms trail top 100 in revenue growth; the middle underperforms

Law firms in the Am Law 200—those numbering 101 to 200 in terms of gross revenue—saw small gains in that metric last year after a decline in 2015. But their…

Saul Ewing and Arnstein & Lehr confirm merger talks; must smaller firms ‘grow or die’?

Philadelphia-based Saul Ewing and Chicago-based Arnstein & Lehr have confirmed they are in merger talks.

The combination would create a law firm with more than 400 lawyers, the Legal…

6th Circuit nominee wrote more than 400 blog posts under pseudonym; should they sink his nomination?

The blogger who identified himself as “G. Morris” on the blog Elephants in the Bluegrass was actually John K. Bush, a partner and co-chair of the litigation department at…

International insurance law firm Kennedys to merge with New Jersey-based CMK

International insurance law firm Kennedys is gaining five U.S. offices through its merger with 100-lawyer Carroll, McNulty & Kull.

Kennedys already has an office in Miami. The merger is scheduled…

Crowell and Herrick Feinstein call off merger talks

Crowell & Moring and New York-based Herrick Feinstein have ended their merger talks.

The law firms announced the decision in a joint statement, report Bloomberg Big Law Business

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