By Andrew Maloney for The American Lawyer Large law firm combinations have continued at a slower pace, but a slew of small, midsize and regional firms are kicking off 2022 with growth, expansion or merger deals. Meanwhile, a handful of pending combinations could be a harbinger of the industry’s commitment to getting large deals done in […]
By David Thomas for Reuters.com Law firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan on Monday said all of its U.S. lawyers, including first-year associates, can work from anywhere in the country indefinitely. The 875-lawyer litigation firm will recruit lawyers in places where it doesn’t have an office, giving it an advantage in the U.S. legal industry’s […]
By Jacqueline Bell for Law360 The past few years have been boom times for advocates of socially responsible business practices. The impacts of climate change, a global pandemic and a national reckoning on racial justice have pressed businesses of all stripes to take stock of their own practices, and renew their commitments to do good […]
September 21, 2021, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm, via Zoom; the link will circulate the day before the event. Register here. Join the Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL) as they bring the community back together at their Fall Kickoff. The Fall Kickoff is a chance to meet members of WCL’s vibrant pro bono and public-interest […]
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The Justice Tech Download is a weekly newsletter covering the news, events, and jobs at the intersection of justice and technology. Edited by Jason Tashea, a distinguished visiting technologist at the George Washington University Law School in DC, the newsletter keeps the justice community informed on the latest controversies in civil and criminal justice tech. […]
By Marco Poggio for Law360 President Joe Biden will use his executive power to expand access to publicly funded legal representation for the poor, the White House announced Tuesday. Biden is directing the U.S. Department of Justice to come up with a plan to boost federal aid to publicly funded legal services, in a bid to allow […]
A list of judges who appear to be accepting off-plan applications for 2022 clerkships is currently available on the CSO Google Drive. These judges indicate a willingness (explicit or implied) to accept applications from students with less than 2 full years of grades.
The PILF stipend application is due on March 19 at 11:59pm, and can be found here. If you are interested in applying for a Racial Justice Stipend, which could provide an additional $1,000, you can do so on the same application. If you are no longer able to accept a stipend this summer because you […]
By Sophie Deering for Law.com/Corporate Counsel While diversity is something that all industries should be striving to achieve to ensure equality in the workforce, this is especially important in the legal industry. Due the sensitive nature of the work, it’s essential that the people being served by the sector are represented by those involved in […]