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Nimble Legal Trends - 05 April 2019

Jones Day Facing Second Class-Action Lawsuit Over ‘Fraternity Culture’ Of The Firm

Jones Day Facing Second Class-Action Lawsuit Over ‘Fraternity Culture’ Of The Firm

What this complaint alleges happens at the firm is shocking.

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Children Of Lawyers 17 Times More Likely To Become Lawyers

Children Of Lawyers 17 Times More Likely To Become Lawyers

Your family will never escape the legal profession. Sorry about that.

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Transatlantic Biglaw Merger Plan Enters Home Stretch

Transatlantic Biglaw Merger Plan Enters Home Stretch

Everything's coming together.

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Co-Chair Of Biglaw Firm Charged In College Admissions Scandal

Co-Chair Of Biglaw Firm Charged In College Admissions Scandal

The allegations are shocking.

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Law Firm Executive Indicted For Stealing From Firm

Law Firm Executive Indicted For Stealing From Firm

He allegedly took almost a million dollars from the firm.

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Gig workers’ importance to grow over next 5 years | Corporate Counsel

Gig workers’ importance to grow over next 5 years | Corporate Counsel

According to a new report, “a sizable, semi-permanent gig workforce is becoming the norm.”

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Want A Market-Sized Bonus? Better Be Ready To Bill Your Butt Off At This Biglaw Firm

Want A Market-Sized Bonus? Better Be Ready To Bill Your Butt Off At This Biglaw Firm

That's a lot of hours.

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Platforms for Freelance Attorneys Make Their Way to the Mainstream | Corporate Counsel

Platforms for Freelance Attorneys Make Their Way to the Mainstream | Corporate Counsel

As attorneys become less attached to the idea of staying with one corporation or decide to take time off, freelancing may be the model for the future.

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Law Firm Sues Associate Who Quit After 1 Year

Law Firm Sues Associate Who Quit After 1 Year

This is why you should always read contracts carefully.

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Bringing The VC Into The Law Firm

Bringing The VC Into The Law Firm

Dentons successfully fostered the growth of the industry’s first legal technology and innovation advisory and legal tech capital fund. Which firm is next?

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The Next Recession Could Cost 10,000 Lawyers Their Jobs | The American Lawyer

The Next Recession Could Cost 10,000 Lawyers Their Jobs | The American Lawyer

Thousands of layoffs are looming when the impending recession hits. Whose jobs are most at risk?

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Four Business Trends Likely to Affect Your Corporate Legal Team in 2019 | Corporate Counse

Four Business Trends Likely to Affect Your Corporate Legal Team in 2019 | Corporate Counse

As we move toward 2020 the role of corporate legal and compliance continues to shapeshift in a multi-polar way. Wherever in the world you work your jobs are more interesting and demanding than ever an

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Law Firm Mergers Were Red Hot in 2018, With No Slowdown in Sight | The American Lawyer

Law Firm Mergers Were Red Hot in 2018, With No Slowdown in Sight | The American Lawyer

Last year's tally of 72 completed mergers was the highest since 2001 according to Fairfax Associates.

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