December 13, 2016 - 9:37am

Two days early in fact. on December 23rd when administrative personnel and staff at Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP will receive an additional week’s pay before the end of the year, in addition to their usual, discretionary bonuses.   
 Law360 has the story and a copy of the firm's internal memo announcing the bonus. 

November 29, 2016 - 3:58pm

Holwell Shuster & Goldberg LLP — the firm named 2016 New York Law Firm of the Year and a Top 10 Boutique by Benchmark Litigation, one of 10 firms named to The National Law Journal’s Litigation Boutiques Hot List within just three years of being founded, and best holiday party rap throwdown by Above the Law — has just announced that it’s fully matching Cravath’s bonuses this year.

November 11, 2016 - 11:18am

Just published on the Trump transition team Web page:

"The Dodd-Frank economy does not work for working people. Bureaucratic red tape and Washington mandates are not the answer. The Financial Services Policy Implementation team will be working to dismantle the Dodd-Frank Act and replace it with new policies to encourage economic growth and job creation."

September 21, 2016 - 10:07am

Paul Hastings tops American Lawyer report on mid level associate satisfaction, taking into consideration such factors as compensation and benefits, training and guidance, relations with partners and other associates, the interest and satisfaction level of the work, the firm's policy on billable hours and management's openness about firm strategies and partnership chances.

September 12, 2016 - 11:56am

The good folks at Deal Point Data compiled a ranking of law schools that have produced the most prolific attorneys in the highly competitive and lucrative field of U.S. public M&A advisory. Harvard Law ranked number one. Attorneys that received their law degrees from Harvard Law School led the market in terms of both the number of deals and the dollar value of deals they have worked on. The ranking is based on transactions announced from January 1, 2008 to July 30, 2016 for publicly traded targets involving U.S. listed firms.