It was a fairly slow week in the law world as Memorial Day weekend loomed, but there's still some news to report.
Two major firms announced they were upgrading their office space. Morrison & Foerster has signed a lease to become the anchor tenant at 250 W. 55th St in Manhattan. In Washington, D.C., Holland & Knight has signed a lease to move to an office at 800 17th St. NW next summer.
The New York Times wrote an interesting article this week about a
who generally get paid less and are not on track to make partner, but work fewer hours.
The Daily Business Review reports that Florida firm Ruden McClosky will close offices in Miami, Orlando, and Boca Raton and will withhold 9 percent of partner pay as the firm tries to right its finances.
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough is making millions of documents available electronically for its corporate clients with its new Encompass E-Discovery and Document Review Solutions program. The firm says it will make decisions about whether or not to file a suit more easy for its clients.
Paul Jorissen and Jorg Wulfken will begin three-year terms on Mayer Brown's management committee after the firm's equity partnership approved their nominations. In other firm news, Terri Gillis was named president of the New York Intellectual Property Law Association.