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Top 20 Global Law Firms, According to In-House Counsel

Top 20 Global Law Firms, According to In-House Counsel

Summary: What are the top global legal brands? Perception is reality, the old saying goes, which is why one consulting firm regularly studies the branding of all the major law firms. This year, Acritas surveyed thousands of in-house counsel attorneys around the world to gain insight on how they perceive various global law firms. According […]

Law Firms’ Use of Trust Accounts Under Scrutiny

Law Firms’ Use of Trust Accounts Under Scrutiny

Summary: After the Department of Justice seized assets in an alleged misappropriation of public funds scheme, some major American law firms have faced scrutiny with their use of law firm trust accounts.   The 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal has tainted the reputation of nearly anyone who has come in contact with the Malaysian Prime […]

50 Best Law Firms for Women

50 Best Law Firms for Women

Summary: Working Mother and Flex Time Lawyers have released a comprehensive list of the top 50 law firms for women. This month, Working Mother and Flex Time Lawyers released their list of the top 50 law firms for women. The list, which has been around for a decade, recognizes U.S. law firms that “create and […]

2016 Am Law 100 List Shows Law Firm Growth Slowdown

2016 Am Law 100 List Shows Law Firm Growth Slowdown

Summary: This week, The American Lawyer released its annual list, Am Law 100. The American Lawyer released its list of financial metrics for the Am Law 100, its top ranked law firms, and the publication said, “growth was the slowest in years.” The list was first introduced in 1987, and the metrics are used by […]

Law Firm Merger Numbers Rose in 2015

Law Firm Merger Numbers Rose in 2015

Summary: With 91 law firm mergers and acquisitions, 2015 had a record number year. Last year, 91 law firm mergers and acquisitions were reported — a record. The New York Times reports that the legal consulting company Altman Weil crunched the numbers and found that 2015 exceeded 2013’s amount of 88 mergers and acquisitions. Ward […]

15 Shocking Crime Stories from 2015

15 Shocking Crime Stories from 2015

Summary: This year, criminals shocked us with their dirty deeds, which in one case was literally crappy.  2015 was a shocking year in crime. We learned the sinful deeds of beloved entertainers and respected legal professionals, and we saw crazy criminals do things that we only heard of in fiction. The following is a compilation of […]

Tampa Says Goodbye to DLA Piper Office

Tampa Says Goodbye to DLA Piper Office

Summary: DLA Piper is closing their Tampa office, moving the attorneys working there to either the expanding Miami office or other locations. DLA Piper spokesman Josh Epstein released the announcement stating, “Effective in early 2016, we plan to consolidate lawyers and staff from our Tampa office into the firm’s Miami office and Tampa-based administrative service […]

10 Law Firm Leaders Who Stepped Down in 2014-2015

10 Law Firm Leaders Who Stepped Down in 2014-2015

Summary: Bloomberg BNA published a list today of the most influential law firm leaders who have stepped down in the past five years. After 28 years, Gary LeClair, 60, is stepping down as the chair of Richmond-based LeClairRyan. He will return to practicing law full time. In May, James Rishwain announced he would step down as […]

DLA Piper in Houston Welcomes Another Addition to Their Corporate Practice

DLA Piper in Houston Welcomes Another Addition to Their Corporate Practice

Summary: DLA Piper’s Corporate practice in Houston has received their fourth addition this year, further building the practice into a leader for their global clients. The Corporate practice at DLA Piper in Houston is getting an added bonus with the addition of energy partner Drew Baldinger. He is joining DLA Piper from Andrews Kurth. As […]

DLA Piper Continues Growth in Silicon Valley

DLA Piper Continues Growth in Silicon Valley

Summary: The Franchise and Distribution practice at DLA Piper’s Silicon Valley office is receiving a valuable new member to their team. Karen Marchiano is pleased to be joining the Franchise and Distribution practice in the DLA Piper Silicon Valley office as of counsel. She is joining DLA Piper from an of counsel position with Dentons. […]

2016 Law Firm of the Year Winners by Practice Area

2016 Law Firm of the Year Winners by Practice Area

Summary: View the 2016 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” awards and a brief summary of each law firm. Admiralty & Maritime …

Facebook Will Not Back Down

Facebook Will Not Back Down

Summary: After being falsely accused by a now-fugitive, Facebook is not about to let the attorneys that represented Paul Ceglia get away with aiding his attempts. Five years ago, already known con-artist Paul Ceglia attempted to sue Facebook for 84 percent ownership. He produced paperwork that allegedly showed Mark Zuckerberg and Ceglia had made an […]

DLA Piper Positioned to Sweep NZ Law Awards

DLA Piper Positioned to Sweep NZ Law Awards

Summary: The New Zealand Law Awards announced this year’s finalists, nominating DLA Piper in four big categories. Every year New Zealand awards law firms for excelling in several categories of legal work done between April and March. DLA Piper is a finalist in four important categories this year, including Large Law Firm of the Year, Managing Partner of […]

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