Law Firm Insider

November 2011


Law Firm Insider: 11/15/11

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For the first time since 2006, the number of women entering the nation's 200 largest law firms declined, according to a report by The National Association of Women Lawyers. Women make up 47 percent of first- and second-year associates, down from 48 percent in previous years.

Ousted Penn State ...

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Obama Gives Boost to D.C. Law

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When President Obama came into office, he promised more oversight and a bigger role for government. For Washington lawyers, that means more billable hours. The uptick in government, regulatory, and public policy business has helped D.C. firms do better than their counterparts nationwide. Through ...

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U.S. News, Best Lawyers Issue 2011-2012 'Best Law Firms' Rankings

There are more than 750,000 lawyers in the United States. Some work by themselves handling the disputes that crop up in everyday life, whether a divorce or a small claims case between a business and a customer. Others work for governments large and small, prosecuting crimes or enforcing business ...

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