Career Development

 
 
  • Could Elizabeth Warren’s Corporate Lawyer Past Come Back To Haunt Her?

    An article in the Washington Times highlights Elizabeth Warren’s former work as a “$675-an-hour corporate lawyer,” notably in some high-profile bankruptcy cases where she wasn’t necessarily on the side of the underdog. The time frame goes back...

    • Posted 6 days ago
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  • Search Engine Optimization For Law Firms

    Some don’t know it, others may not want to believe it, but the reality is there’s a method to making your firm come to the top of an internet search. An article by Maria Barbera explains how...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Legendary Recycling Innovator Sentenced To 15 Months

    A three-judge panel of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a 15-month sentence and $50,000 fine for a man widely admired for being an innovator and business creator in the field of recycling electronic junk, including old...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • Pleading Amnesty For  College Opinionating

    The case is made for a statute of limitations on whatever indiscretions, blasphemies or other “intemperate musings” judicial nominees might have memorialized in their wayward college days. Quoting his own Wall Street Journal oped, the founding and...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • The Hidden Perils Of Law Firm Mergers

    Law firm mergers, and even the preliminary negotiations for a merger that never takes place, can bring with them some horrific problems. This issue was aired in a “Legal Malpractice and Risk Management Conference” in Chicago earlier...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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  • Why Not An “NTSB” For Cyber Attacks?

    Like the NTSB when it investigates plane crashes and train accidents, the proposed agency would investigate an incident and...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Retired Dominatrix Trains Execs On Harassment

    A women who was a professional dominatrix for 17 years has established a training center called “the Academy” in New York City. There she teaches clients, mostly women in professions like banking and marketing, how to ward...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Orrick’s Lawyering Factory Featured On NPR 

    The law firm Orrick is featured in the opening program of week-long National Public Radio special about the increasing use of contract labor in the U.S. economy. The series, called “The Rise of the Contract Workers,” begins...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Smaller Law Schools Gasping For Air

    Fewer applicants mean that many “non-elite” law schools are struggling to draw enough qualified students to keep the doors open. Meanwhile, breathing down their necks is the ABA, which has been citing law schools that it says...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Law Firm “Hunger Games” Scenario Predicted For 2018

    Slow growth and intense competition for both talent and clients is in the cards, according to an article in Crain’s Chicago Business. Citing a research report from Citi Private Bank and Hildebrandt Consulting, the article predicts a...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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