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Not All Law Firms ‘Are Going to Make it’ Says Morgan Stanley’s Top Lawyer (Podcast)

Not All Law Firms ‘Are Going to Make it’ Says Morgan Stanley’s Top Lawyer (Podcast)

There’s a lot of law firms in this country, and it’s not clear to me that all of them are going to make it through this post-crisis cycle and the consolidation that I’m convinced is still going to come. — Eric Grossman, Chief Legal Officer of Morgan Stanley     Leaders from Venable, Latham &

Judge Jed Rakoff at Bloomberg LP's headquarters on April 27, 2017.

Judge Rakoff: ‘Fierce’ Competition Has Changed Law Firms For The Worse (Podcast)

  U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff thinks increased competition has had an impact on law firms, for the worse. “It is to the point that the professional ethics and the professional responsibilities of the firms have been affected,” Rakoff told Big Law Business, explaining that firms, in order to keep clients, are willing to endorse risky

Kim Koopersmith & Steve Immelt on Chairs on Chairs

Chairs on Chairs Podcast With Leaders of Akin Gump & Hogan Lovells

    For the latest episode of the Big Law Business podcast, we let the leaders of two top grossing law firms take over. This is the full-length audio version of our “Chairs on Chairs” series featuring Kim Koopersmith, of Akin Gump, and Steve Immelt, of Hogan Lovells, interviewing each other about the business of

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Inside Jones Day: Cleveland, 1893 to Donald Trump (Podcast)

  Jones Day’s connection to Donald Trump has landed at least 14 of their lawyers positions in the administration. But the law firm stood out long before the Trump relationship. Jones Day has the most total lawyers working in the United States, according to the most recent ranking. In 2015, they hired 10 U.S. Supreme

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Norton Rose and Chadbourne: Megafirm About to Get Bigger? (Podcast)

  Is another megafirm about to get even bigger? Yesterday, Norton Rose Fulbright and New York-based Chadbourne & Parke both confirmed that they were in discussions to merge. The combined law firm would have nearly 4,000 lawyers and about $2 billion in revenue. Josh Block and Casey Sullivan discuss the likely first candidate for biggest

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Arnold & Porter and Kaye Scholer to Merge After All (Podcast)

Arnold & Porter and Kaye Scholer, after months of talks, announced today that they will merge effective January 1, 2017. The new firm will have roughly 1,000 lawyers and will be called Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer. Josh Block and Casey Sullivan discuss the largest law firm merger (so far) of 2016. Subscribe to the Big Law


Supreme Court Advocates Verrilli & Clement Join Big Law Firms (Podcast)

Former United States Solicitors General Paul Clement and Donald Verrilli are among the “top tier of the top tier” of Supreme Court advocates, according to Greg Stohr who covers the Court for Bloomberg News. So, it’s big news that both announced in September that they are joining Big Law firms. In Clement’s case, he’s taking his

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Gibson Dunn: The Firm You Call When You’re ‘In The Soup’ (Podcast)

It’s cliche to say, in today’s legal market, that only law firms that do “bet the ranch” litigation can charge top rates. Gibson Dunn isn’t just one of those “bet the ranch” type of firms. As Bloomberg Businessweek’s Paul Barrett notes, the firm has been called on by clients to replace both Jones Day and Skadden Arps: