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

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:

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The Great Associate Salary Raises of 2016 (Podcast)

2007. George W. Bush was President, Steve Jobs announced the first iPhone, Daniel Day-Lewis won an Oscar for There Will Be Blood, and across the legal industry, Big Law firms raised the base salary of their first-year associates to $160,000 from $145,000. It would be the last such raise until this month. Probably no other legal

Aric Press, Former Editor-In-Chief of The American Lawyer

Aric Press on Legal Journalism, Law Firm Rankings & His Career (Podcast)

Aric Press, formerly the editor-in-chief of The American Lawyer, joined us to discuss his career, law firm rankings, and what he’s learned about the legal industry since becoming a law firm consultant. Subscribe to the Big Law Business podcast on iTunes. Discussed in this episode: What is the Value of Law Firm Rankings? In Defense of Law