Because Biglaw is not big enough: new market opportunities for new offices

I just think it’s a closely guarded secret that people are discovering, that it’s a great place to live and work. I am very curious, [with] the economy is shifting a bit nationally, if that affects the huge rush to open offices in Salt Lake. And I think that could very well be. — Steve … Read more

These companies have the nuances of the Delaware law on lockdown

(Image via Getty) Ed. Remark: Welcome to our daily Trivia Question of the Day section! Which five companies received the 2022 designation as Law360 Delaware Powerhouses? Tip: The firms range from more than 100-year-old regional firms that have been at the forefront of Delaware’s corporate law fame, to small—yet powerful—Biglaw outposts. See the answer on … Read more

Best Biglaw Firm in the Midwest

Ed. Remark: Welcome to our daily Trivia Question of the Day section! According to the latest Vault ranking, which Biglaw firm received the highest marks as the best in the Midwest? Tip: The mega company may be best ranked in the Midwest, but they have 18 offices worldwide. See the answer on the next page.

The Best Biglaw Office in Florida

Ed. Remark: Welcome to our daily Trivia Question of the Day section! According to the latest Vault ranking, which firm Biglaw was ranked the most prestigious in Florida? Tip: The company traces its roots in Florida back to 1889. See the answer on the next page.

Lawyers’ sanity suffers when they are viewed as billing machines by their firms

Look at your evaluation process, your mentoring process, your job assignment process, your internal communication, everything. What’s the message? Do people feel like you only care about their billable hours, or do you really care about how good a lawyer and person they are? — Patrick Krill, a lawyer who advises legal employers on welfare … Read more

How technology, mobile devices and AI are shaping the legal sector

We asked and you answered. To get to the heart of what really makes a ‘modern lawyer’ today, Above the Law and Litera recently surveyed more than 500 lawyers in a wide variety of roles to understand current views on technology, mobile devices, artificial intelligence and more to discover. The resulting data, examined in detail … Read more

Everything is Connected: Understanding the Internet of Things

While lawyers have a reputation for being tech averse, there are some emerging issues that the industry cannot ignore. Today, we explore the implications of using the metaverse for work† The pandemic era has also led to changes in business practices that: brought technology to the fore of even the slowest changing companies. However, when … Read more