Law Firms


Law firms may bill for work of unpaid interns

Was it not that long ago that many law departments were pushing back on paying for time billed by “green” first year associates working on their matters? Well, for some companies, charges may be on…


On the Future of Law Departments

What does the future hold for law departments? “The question I’m posing, then, is whether we will get to the point where multi-billion corporations go without law departments or at least scale the law department…




Vault’s Top 100 Law Firms for 2017

Did your outside counsel make Vault’s Law Top 100 Law Firms for 2017? “Vault’s Law 100 Rankings for 2017 are here, and there’s a new king of law firm prestige. Cravath, Swaine & Moore tops…


Allstate Joins In-House Furor Over Biglaw Associate Raises

Biglaw associate raises are causing some consternation in the in-house world: “Bank of America’s top lawyer isn’t the only in-house attorney expressing displeasure with associate salary raises. Other general counsel are sending letters to their…




Mid-Tier Law Firms Took a Hit in 2015

The pressures on the mid-tier law firms represented in the Amlaw 200 continue: “If 2015 was a slow year for top 100 U.S. law firms, it was an even worse year for the next level…