Law firm mergers on the rise

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The legal consulting firm Altman Weil reports that law firm mergers increased 53 percent across the nation last year, following a sharp drop... Read more

Adams steps down as counsel to Schnader Harrison

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Arlin Adams is one of the city's best known and distinguished lawyers and now after a career that began in 1947 at Schader Harrison, he has... Read more

Legal departments spend more

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Corporate legal departments appear ever so slightly to be easing up on the cost cutting that has ruled their world since the 2008 financial... Read more

Uptick in law firm hiring?

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Is the U.S economy on its way to another recession, so soon after the last? Did we ever really get out of the last one? Add the latest employment... Read more
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Cozen succession plan

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The transformation of Cozen O’Connor from its singular focus on insurance litigation to a broader base of transactional law and other... Read more

A turnaround in commercial real estate?

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Talk of an impending recession aside, can a recovery in commercial real estate be far behind if a Center City law firm that for the past few... Read more

Illinois admits bad law school admissions data

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Villanova University Law School now is not alone in having to deal with reputational fallout from the disclosure that grades of incoming freshmen... Read more

Senator wants focus on elder abuse

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Sen. Herb Kohl, the Wisconsin Democrat who chairs the Senate Special Committee on Aging, is calling on the Justice Department to focus more... Read more