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Following a period of rapid expansion, the headcount growth at some virtual-oriented law firms has leveled off in recent years, a shift some attribute to the widespread adoption of remote work policies by traditional brick-and-mortar law firms and increased productivity fueled by integrating new technologies.
Winston & Strawn LLP is the latest major law firm to create a committee dedicated to artificial intelligence, saying in a Wednesday announcement that its new strategy group will place a particular focus on generative AI.
WilmerHale clarified its end-of-year bonus and 2024 salary information for associates Wednesday, matching the prevailing Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP scale, according to published reports.
A seven-year veteran of Haynes and Boone LLP’s insurance recovery practice has been tapped to lead the firm’s operations in the nation’s capital, and he recently spoke to Law360 Pulse about his passion for insurance recovery litigation and plans for the Washington, D.C., office.
Tulsa, Oklahoma-based natural gas company Williams has hired the former undersecretary for Minority Business Development at the U.S. Department of Commerce to lead the company's government affairs and outreach teams, the company announced Thursday.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP announced Wednesday that three former Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP partners have joined the firm, two of them to launch its restructuring and insolvency practice.
E-discovery and document review company Consilio LLC announced on Wednesday that it plans to reorganize its talent solutions businesses in the U.S. and U.K. under the name Lawyers on Demand, which the company acquired last year.
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP tapped partners Shane Ramsey and Dylan Trache to co-chair the bankruptcy and financial restructuring practice group, the firm announced Wednesday.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday declined to pause the looming execution of an Alabama prisoner who survived the state's previous attempt to kill him via injection, allowing Alabama to perform the nation's first execution using nitrogen gas.
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP has promoted 10 attorneys to partner — down from last year's 23 promotions to partner.
Donald Trump, 20 states and various organizations have urged the U.S. Supreme Court to find that Texas' and Florida's laws prohibiting social media platforms from removing content or users based on viewpoints are constitutional, with some of them saying platforms can't disclaim liability for user content in one court term and then claim hosting it is protected speech the next.
Federal prosecutors said Tuesday that a former attorney with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. has pled guilty in Virginia federal court to participating in online groups aimed at sexually exploiting children.
Some BigLaw firms generated their highest annual lobbying revenues ever last year, with activity in the nation's capital remaining high amid the divided Congress and the lead-up to this year's elections.
The D.C. Circuit on Tuesday turned away Donald Trump's effort to revisit a ruling that modified, but largely upheld, a lower court gag order restricting the former president's public statements during his federal election-interference prosecution.
Blank Rome LLP announced Tuesday it had hired the co-leader of Ballard Spahr LLP's privacy and data security group to take on a similar leadership role in its Philadelphia office.
EY lawyer Liban Jama envisions the technology of artificial intelligence evolving in two or three years so that in-house counsel will be interacting comfortably and seamlessly with generative AI, as though they were talking to another human being.
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has added a five-attorney cybersecurity and data privacy team in Cleveland to keep up with the escalating demands of national business clients, the firm said Tuesday.
Crowell & Moring LLP has rehired a corporate partner from Paradigm, a financial services company that is one of the firm's clients, who previously spent nearly two decades working on mergers and acquisitions and related corporate legal issues, the firm has announced.
In the summer of 2020, Nick Chu, a young justice of the peace in Austin, Texas, made history by presiding over the nation's first virtual criminal jury trial.
Most law graduates finance their graduate education through loans, and the proportion of law graduates borrowing for law school has increased, according to a Tuesday report from AccessLex Institute.
When asked about the qualities that inspire positive feelings about their firms' cultures, lawyers pointed to a high priority on client service above all else in a recent survey by legal recruiting firm Major Lindsey & Africa and Law360 Pulse.
Here are a few things lawyers had to say when asked to describe their firm’s culture and whether their firms were focusing on the most important cultural priorities.
Younger attorneys are looking for better policies around attorney well-being and work-life balance, more diversity, and more mentorship and training from their law firms, according to the results of a new survey.
Former Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP partner Michael Li-Ming Wong has joined Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP to serve as co-chair of Willkie's national white collar defense group, bringing with him years of experience defending white collar defendants and tech companies, including Uber and Yahoo in high-stakes litigation over data breaches and other claims, the firm announced Monday.
A former Greenberg Traurig LLP attorney has made the move to McCarter & English LLP, building out its presence of intellectual property attorneys in Washington, D.C., the firm announced Monday.