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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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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

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    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.

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    Experts: Hackers, Insiders and Regulators Are Among Companies

    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.

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    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.

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  • 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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