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Generations of lateral partners have been consistent in identifying two factors as key reasons they left their prior firm and were attracted to their current firm: 1) how well the firm supports and helps elevate their practice and 2) culture. Explore the results of this year’s Lateral Partner Satisfaction Survey to see how these factors have influenced partners’ satisfaction with their moves.Read More
To prepare for discussions with potential merger partners, boutique law firms should first consider the challenges they hope to address with a merger and the qualities they prioritize in possible partner firms, say Howard Cohl and Ron Nye at Major, Lindsey & Africa.Read More
It has been 53 years since The Equal Pay Act was introduced. However, PwC research reveals that nearly half (46%) of companies reported their pay gaps remained unchanged or even grew in the last year. The sad truth is that the generation of women born in 1970 have been failed by the intrinsic bias present from the start of their career.Read More
In the wake of the post-pandemic hiring surge many law associates are reevaluating their priorities, and with midsize City firms offering a better work-life balance, greater focus on team fit and opportunities for upward mobility, the traditional legal career path offered at BigLaw firms is no longer passing muster, says Ria Karnik at Major Lindsey.Read More
"As important as it is for in-house legal lawyers to play the role of experienced strategic adviser on implementing AI, for strictly regulated industries like pharmaceuticals, it is equally important to have a keen legal mind on the case to ensure that an AI transformation remains compliant," Jerry Temko explains in his new article.Read More