Tag Archives: Biglaw

Winning Real Estate Bidding Wars, Best Time To Rent An Apartment, Formula For Happiness, Brooklyn’s Biggest Brokers And More!

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Articles of interest that span home buying, apartment renting, law careers and even one that explores happiness through mathematical modeling! New York Times: Bidding Wars in the Suburbs New York Times: How to Win a Bidding War Business Insider: Here’s the best and worst months to rent an apartment in major US cities Science Daily: New equation reveals how other […]

How Do Small Law Firms And Solo Practitioners Generate Referral Business?

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For business, particularly small business, earning referrals is typically a key component of a new business development strategy! And in SmallLaw comprised of solo law practitioners and small law firms, this fact of business life is certainly no exception! So for those who are working or possibly considering working in the SmallLaw arena, an article […]

Inside Baseball: Earnings Profile At Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft

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For attorney’s who own or work in a medium-sized, small or solo practice, it would only be natural to look at BigLaw and wonder what the revenue and profit profile looked like there! Not that smaller-firm lawyers necessarily want the working lifestyle facing a partner or associate at one of these “White Shoe’ firms, but curiosity […]

Solo And Small Law Firms: A 5-Step Roadmap For Future Success!

Unlike some of the Biglaw issues that bankrupted Dewey & LeBoeuf, small and solo law practices have their own unique set of operating issues! And these issues concerning leadership are not necessarily unique to the practice of law as most any owner or C-Suite occupant of a small business can attest. So what are some of […]

Dewey & LeBoeuf: The Rise And Fall Of A ‘White-Shoe’ Law Firm

Dewey & LeBoeuf, a New York-based law giant, made the wrong kind of history in 2012 when it became the largest law firm in US history to fail! White-Shoe Firm Defined – ‘The most prestigious firms in professions such as law, investment banking and management consulting. White-shoe firms typically have a blue-chip clientele, acquired over the several […]

Which BigLaw Partners Bill At The Highest Hourly Rates? (List)

In what is always one of the more popular articles of the year, presenting the list of BigLaw firms sporting partners who charge the highest hourly rates! As a caveat, however, while it’s interesting to see the hourly rates at the top of the legal food chain, at the same time it’s an extremely painful […]

The 2014 Top 500 Lawyers in America List

The publication LawDragon has once again published its list of the Top 500 Layers in America! The list is all-encompassing and includes the various legal specialties as well as members of academia and government. The 2014 LawDragon Top 500 List of America’s Lawyers! H/T JT __________________________________________ Written by Michael Haltman, President of Hallmark Abstract Service, New York. HAS […]

A question of law: Can an attorney double as a bikini model?

In today’s business world the dual presence of political correctness and the potential litigiousness of an employee scorned is prevalent everywhere that you look! This reality has served to make the specialty of employment law now, what real estate law was in the early 2000’s. In other words busy! In the field of law, where […]

25 tips about law school and beyond!

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For those ambitious law school students and recent law school graduates working to someday achieve the title ‘Partner’ at a firm, this article contains the thoughts from a legal recruiter who has been in both spots! Way back when as a young MBA student and Wall Street bond analyst and in a time before the […]