North America

  • DISPUTE RESOLUTION

    Canada launches domain disputes centre

    Canadian organization takes on global domain name disputes citing 350 million domain names world-wide where 'conflicts can arise.'

  • MERGERS

    Feeling the lawyerly love in Philly

    Two of Philadelphia's oldest and largest law firms are go into merger talks with regional peers to boost national presence.

  • INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

    Patented in Seattle

    Polsinelli continues its nationwide US intellectual property growth with four new attorneys in Seattle.

  • BILLING

    Time to ping those hours!

    Ping clocks up $13.2M Series A funding in its mission to give lawyers their time back.

  • GENDER

    Women “tipping the scales”

    Report celebrates 51 law firms recognized for “tipping the scales” on women in new partner class.

  • CRYPTOCURRENCY

    Cryptocurrency fees raises the alarm

    Firm accepts bitcoin while advocacy groups and lawyers raise concerns of criminality and ethics, but they are not the first.

  • IN-HOUSE STUDY

    In-house scrutinise costs and diversity

    The HBR Consulting annual survey reveals law departments are maximizing internal staff and embracing innovative resourcing strategies as legal needs continue to rise.

  • DATA PRIVACY

    Report flags in-house privacy faults

    New report gives the good news and the bad news as it reveals legal teams are growing, but not fully equipped to handle privacy regulations.

  • DISRUPTION

    Boston firm embraces disruption

    Nixon Peabody's new chief marketing and growth officer brings innovative, technology-focused approach.

  • COMPENSATION

    General counsel find pay and position rewards

    General counsel compensation continues to rise study finds as top in-house lawyers take on more business and strategic leadership roles.


 

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