It is the best of times, it is the worst of times. In a world where the only thing that doesn't change is change itself, opportunities and risks are too obvious to ignore, and the legal market is no exception. As a nearly $300 billion industry and one of the most profitable in the world, the U.S. legal industry is under fundamental transformation. Whether in-house counsel or law firms, only those with far-ranging sights, clear thoughts and quick action can survive and thrive.

USA: Global Powerhouse

It is the best of times, it is the worst of times. In a world where the only thing that doesn't change is change itself, opportunities and risks are too obvious to ignore, and the legal market is no exception. As a nearly $300 billion industry and one of the most profitable in the world, the U.S. legal industry is under fundamental transformation. Whether in-house counsel or law firms, only those with far-ranging sights, clear thoughts and quick action can survive and thrive.

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Congratulations are in order for Margaret D’Amico, Rory Leraris, and Kara Mungovan who, on Cravath’s partner election night, were elected partners to fill seats in one of the most exclusive clubs in the legal profession.  The two litigators and one tax lawyer will take up their positions on January 1st 2017.

Cravath Names Three Female Partners

Congratulations are in order for Margaret D’Amico, Rory Leraris, and Kara Mungovan who, on Cravath’s partner election night, were elected partners to fill seats in one of the most exclusive clubs in the legal profession.  The two litigators and one t...

Baker McKenzie recently added five highly regarded partners to its existing teams in California. Mark Goodman and Ethan Miller will operate out of the firm's San Francisco/Palo Alto office, while Robin Samuel, Barry Thompson and Joe Ward will become founding partners of the firm’s new office in Los Angeles.

Baker McKenzie Welcome 5 New Partners and Open in Los Angeles

Baker McKenzie recently added five highly regarded partners to its existing teams in California. Mark Goodman and Ethan Miller will operate out of the firm's San Francisco/Palo Alto office, while Robin Samuel, Barry Thompson and Joe Ward will become...

International law firm HFW has bolstered its energy practice by hiring Derek J. Anchondo

HFW Hires New Energy Partner in Houston

International law firm HFW has bolstered its energy practice by hiring Derek J. Anchondo

We take the long view on the tech giant's colossal acquisition of open-source software company Red Hat.

IBM's $34bn acquisition of Red Hat: Our take

We take the long view on the tech giant's colossal acquisition of open-source software company Red Hat.