February 8, 2018 - 3:29pm

Vinson & Elkins LLP announced  that its associates would receive bonuses matching or in some cases exceeding those on the now-familiar scale established by Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP, which has remained the market standard for several BigLaw firms.

Associates who receive strong reviews or who logged an above-target numbers of hours, including work on pro bono matters, are eligible to receive between 1.1 and 1.35 times the standard class-level bonus amount. 

October 24, 2017 - 8:21am

Following the July 2017 departure of IP litigation partner Matt Pope, who was previously at Orrick for decades, fellow IP litigator Zheng (Jen) Liu leaves over a decade of tenure at Orrick to join Pope at virtual law firm Rimon, P.C.'s Palo Alto offfice as partner.  

September 20, 2017 - 8:35am

King & Spalding added former longtime Deutsche Bank AG general counsel and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement chief Richard Walker as a New York-based partner in the firm's special matters and government investigations group, the firm said Tuesday.

August 1, 2017 - 3:39pm

Three San Francisco Bay area partners left Morrison & Foerster for Dentons, former MOFO group leader Peter Yim and Brian Ho in San Francisco, and former MOFO Palo Alto office managing partner Christopher Eide in Palo Alto. Eleven associates and five patent agents and analysts also followed them in the move.