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2nd Anniversary of Big Law Business

2nd Anniversary of Big Law Business

Big Law Business turned two years old on Sunday! Hard to believe, right?  The past 730 days have covered a lot of ground. In addition to our initial focus on articles and videos, we’ve launched an event series and a podcast. We’ve brought you news like law firm merger talks, and interviews with top decision makers

A poster letting people know that no business will be conducted on Washington's Birthday (then celebrated on February 22).

Happy Birthday, George!

  Big Law Business will be off on Monday, February 20 to celebrate the birthday of George Washington.* We’ll get back to chronicling the business of law on Tuesday. See you back here then.   *Why Washington’s Birthday and not Presidents’ Day to include Abraham Lincoln (born February 12)? The holiday is designated as “Washington’s Birthday” in

A group of about thirty attorneys work inside the arrivals terminal at JFK International Airport on January 30, 2017 in New York.       Photo: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images

Big Law Responds to Trump’s Immigration Executive Order

By Casey Sullivan and Stephanie Russell-Kraft, Big Law Business It’s a busy time to be a pro bono lawyer. After President Donald Trump issued an executive order Friday to severely limit immigration from seven Muslim-majority nations, lawyers across Big Law jumped in to help travelers, visa and green card holders, who faced uncertainty and deportation in

The First Thanksgiving 1621, oil on canvas by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris (1899). The painting shows common misconceptions about the event that persist to modern times: Pilgrims did not wear such outfits, and the Wampanoag are dressed in the style of Native Americans from the Great Plains.

Happy Thanksgiving from Big Law Business

We hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving with your loved ones. That’s our plan, so we won’t be publishing on November 24 or 25. You can relax, consume your turkey and stuffing, all without worry that you’re missing anything on Big Law Business. Below, of course, is our traditional Thanksgiving BLB video marathon embed.

GOLDEN, CO - MAY 24:  Unemployed U.S. Air Force veteran Tracy McConner, 45, registers at the Military and Veterans Employment Expo on May 24, 2011 in Golden, Colorado. The event was aimed to help combat the high unemployment rate among veterans and members of the National Guard and Reserve. The expo included workshops on preparing for interviews, how to make positive first impressions, resume writing for private and federal sectors and effective networking and job search skills. The three-day event was organized by the U.S. Department of Labor, the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve and the Jefferson County Workforce Center.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Big Law Business Observes Veteran’s Day

It’s Veteran’s Day tomorrow, which means Big Law Business is going off-line as Bloomberg BNA observes the national holiday. In light of this, we’ve provided a few articles from the archives that focus on veterans and how military experience has influenced lawyers’ careers. For this Former GC, Career Ends Where it Began: With the Army