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Nimble Trends 24 April 2018

What Does Kirkland\'s Lateral War Chest Buy? A Lot | The American Lawyer

What Does Kirkland\'s Lateral War Chest Buy? A Lot | The American Lawyer

Kirkland & Ellis' latest hire once again shows off the firm's deep purse and lateral allure broadens its practice strength and chips away at a gender imbalance in its partnership.

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Born, Not Made: Hire Lawyers On Potential, Not Achievement

Born, Not Made: Hire Lawyers On Potential, Not Achievement

You may be 'just a lawyer,' but you've got a lot of talents and skills that are worth discussing at length.

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China Hacks on US Corporations Rising, With Law Firms, GCs Prime Targets | Corporate Couns

China Hacks on US Corporations Rising, With Law Firms, GCs Prime Targets | Corporate Couns

While China has been largely compliant with an agreement with the U.S. to not hack for intellectual property new data indicates M&A info and contracts are viewed as fair game.

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What To Do When You Know Being A Lawyer Is Wrong For You

What To Do When You Know Being A Lawyer Is Wrong For You

Sadly, this is a common story for lawyers, but you may be able to help yourself.

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Entry-Level Legal Job Market Shrank in 2017

Entry-Level Legal Job Market Shrank in 2017

The American Bar Association released its employment data for the 2017 law school graduating class April 20, and there’s both good and bad news. The good news is […]

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How To Overcome The Paralysis The Prevents Us From Leaving Our Law Practice Behind

How To Overcome The Paralysis The Prevents Us From Leaving Our Law Practice Behind

One of the major fears that holds you back from leaving the law is your fear that you cannot make money in a “non-law”, alternative career.

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The Person Who Most Disrupted Law This Decade

The Person Who Most Disrupted Law This Decade

If Avvo had done nothing more than introduce lawyer ratings to consumers, it would have been disruptive. But it did a lot more.

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Experts: Hackers, Insiders and Regulators Are Among Companies\' Biggest Threats | Corporat

Experts: Hackers, Insiders and Regulators Are Among Companies\' Biggest Threats | Corporat

In-house data privacy and other cybersecurity experts spoke during a panel discussion at the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association’s Southeast Regional Conference in Atlanta last week.

law.com
New Gmail And Outlook Security Features Will Appeal To Lawyers

New Gmail And Outlook Security Features Will Appeal To Lawyers

These updates include security features, which are a step toward more secure client communications.

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Some Law Firms Are Ditching Annual Reviews for Associates

Some Law Firms Are Ditching Annual Reviews for Associates

• Annual reviews can be time-consuming, unhelpful • Continuous feedback program aids skill development Annual performance reviews often strike dread in law firm associates. For junior lawyers, a lot [

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Barclays launches legal tech incubator with magic circle backing

Barclays launches legal tech incubator with magic circle backing

Barclays is launching a legal technology incubator programme in collaboration with law firms including Allen & Overy (A&O), Clifford Chance, Clyde & Co and Simmons & Simmons, as well as PwC, The Law S

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Allen & Overy enters merger talks with US firm O'Melveny & Myers

Allen & Overy enters merger talks with US firm O'Melveny & Myers

Allen & Overy has entered merger talks with US firm O'Melveny & Myers which could create a £2bn global law firm.

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