North America

  • SEXUAL HARASSMENT

    DLA Piper under fire

    Former ethics officer and student protest groups target two-pronged attack on DLA Piper, according to reports by Bloomberg News.

  • DISRUPTION

    Literally Amazonification of the legal market

    Amazon takes to the US legal market with an new IP offering on the back of law firm network.

  • ROBOTICS

    Legal reality imitates legal art

    Inspired by "Suits" legal TV series, Donna secures $2.5 million in seed funding to replace the robot within the lawyer.

  • MEDIA

    Thanks a million, well 3.45 actually

    News Corp general counsel in big pay day as media conglomerate raises his 2019 pay by 10 percent to $3.45 million.

  • MERGER

    Combo spikes interest

    Drawing on Golden Spike history Dentons US, Bingham Greenebaum and Cohen & Grigsby on track to be "first truly national US law firm."

  • EXPANSION

    Baker Botts bolsters practice

    Firm welcomes nine-partner environmental, white collar and crisis response team to four offices to further strengthening practices.

  • WELLNESS

    Meditation for lawyers

    Responding to the stress of practicing law, 35-year attorney creates comprehensive meditation app targeted to the legal profession.

  • LAW FIRM M&A

    US law firm combos explode

    Record-shattering quarter for US law firm combinations as 38 deals announced in third quarter.

  • EXPANSION

    JAMS in double celebration

    ADR provider celebrates expansion of Century City resolution center hub, and JAMS Foundation welcomes twelve global fellows.

  • DIVERSITY

    NAMWOLF celebrates diversity numbers

    Dialogue over diversity gets a boost as legal departments investing in sole minority and women firms grows.


 

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