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. Worth over $400 billion and one of the most profitable in the world, the U.S. legal industry is under fundamental transformation. Whether you're an in-house counsel or a law firm, only those with far-ranging sights, clear thoughts and quick action can survive and thrive.

USA: Global Powerhouse

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. Worth over $400 billion and one of the most profitable in the world, the U.S. legal industry is under fundamental transformation. Whether you're an in-house counsel or a law firm, only those with far-ranging sights, clear thoughts and quick action can survive and thrive.

On Thursday November 10th 2016 Arnold & Porter and New York's Kaye Scholer announced that they will merge in the New Year to create a new, 1000-lawyer firm. This marks the biggest BigLaw deal of a year.

Arnold & Porter Set to Merge With Kaye Scholer

On Thursday November 10th 2016 Arnold & Porter and New York's Kaye Scholer announced that they will merge in the New Year to create a new, 1000-lawyer firm. This marks the biggest BigLaw deal of a year.

Mr. Verrilli, who is a former Jenner & Block partner and has argued 37 cases between 2011 and 2016 in front of the US Supreme Court, is going to be opening up a Munger Tolles & Olson office in the capital city. The former US solicitor general left the office in June of this year and will be launching the first base for the 200 lawyer firm outside of California.

Munger Tolles & Olson Office to be Opened in Washington D.C. by Former US Solicitor General, Donald B. Verrilli

Mr. Verrilli, who is a former Jenner & Block partner and has argued 37 cases between 2011 and 2016 in front of the US Supreme Court, is going to be opening up a Munger Tolles & Olson office in the capital city. The former US solicitor general...

Dechert’s newly elected CEO Henry Nassau, who began his term in July 2016, talks to Leaders League about his future plans, the firm’s organizational structure and how relationships can grow stronger by building a client-team approach.

Henry Nassau (Dechert) : “Even before I became CEO, I was a strong advocate of building a client-team approach”

Dechert’s newly elected CEO Henry Nassau, who began his term in July 2016, talks to Leaders League about his future plans, the firm’s organizational structure and how relationships can grow stronger by building a client-team approach.

US law firm leaders need to make bold, proactive changes in how legal services are delivered if they want to thrive in the rapidly-changing legal marketplace. Overall revenue across the big US firms rose, revenue per lawyer grew, and profits per partners also increased. But not by much.

The United States: Time for a change of direction?

US law firm leaders need to make bold, proactive changes in how legal services are delivered if they want to thrive in the rapidly-changing legal marketplace. Overall revenue across the big US firms rose, revenue per lawyer grew, and profits per part...

The latest in a series of recent NYC hires by the Chicago-headquartered firm.

Sidley Austin hires Shearman PE expert

The latest in a series of recent NYC hires by the Chicago-headquartered firm.