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Largest Immigration Law Firm in U.S. is Busy, Very Busy

Largest Immigration Law Firm in U.S. is Busy, Very Busy

The only large U.S. law firm in the country dedicated solely to immigration work is in crisis management mode in the wake of President Donald Trump’s immigration order. “It’s much like a natural disaster… in terms of getting people back to the United States and facilitating normal business processes,” said Blake Chisam, chief audit and privacy

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Law Schools Ranked by Their Graduates’ Salaries

Is the job market for law school graduates back to pre-recession conditions? Well, it at least looks that way at the top, if you ask Cornell Law School Dean Eduardo Peñalver. “We think our graduates are basically where they were pre-recession in terms of the mix of jobs they are finding,” said Peñalver. Cornell ranked first in a

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UPDATED: ALM Lays Off Senior Editors

In a push to become more digital, less top-heavy, and reduce costs, ALM Media, which owns The American Lawyer magazine, has conducted layoffs that affect at least 15 senior editors and employees on the business side. The news emerged Tuesday, with names of those affected circulating in legal media circles. Among those affected are Kim

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GE Creates ‘Yelp for Lawyers’ to Assess Outside Law Firms

General Electric has developed what it’s calling a Yelp for lawyers. An internal website is now available to its approximately 800 in-house lawyers, through which they can search “preferred providers” of outside counsel and learn about their track record with the company. Titled GE Select Connect, more than 200 of the company’s outside law firms

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Five Things You Didn’t Know About the Emoluments Clause

The often-overlooked emoluments clause of the U.S. Constitution has come into the spotlight after Donald Trump’s presidential victory. The clause, at Art. I, §9, cl. 8 of the U.S. Constitution, was also included in the Articles of Confederation. It was “motivated by a fear of corruption,” according to the National Constitution Center’s Interactive Constitution. It

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9,000 Attorneys Oppose Bannon in Letter to Congress

Nearly 9,000 attorneys-and-counting have signed a letter opposing Stephen Bannon’s appointment as White House chief strategist to President-Elect Donald Trump, Nancy Leong, associate professor at University of Denver law school, who co-authored letter, told Bloomberg BNA today. “Mr. Bannon has demonstrated his opposition to the stable, democratic form of government that our profession embraces and

Donald Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway is the wife of George T. Conway III, a partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. Photo: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images

Wachtell’s George Conway and the Trump Connection

The mystery subject of the headline above, George T. Conway III, is a Wachtell Lipton partner, who has managed to pretty much stay out of the news this election despite being married to Donald Trump’s campaign manager Kellyanne Conway. His low-profile partially owes to the fact he has no reported role in the campaign, and his wife