With the city poised to bar employers from asking about job applicants' salary history, Philadelphia's business community is preparing for guessing games. But legal recruiters in the city are sure of one thing—their jobs are about to be more challenging.
Pepper Hamilton corporate partner Michael Gallagher has left the firm to join the Philadelphia office of Duane Morris.
The partnership follows the departure from K&L Gates of Pittsburgh partner Roberta Anderson, a co-founder of the firm's 6-year-old cybersecurity practice.
The partnership follows the departure from K&L Gates of Pittsburgh partner Roberta Anderson, a co-founder of the firm's six-year-old cybersecurity practice.
"We haven't hired a friend's kid," said a founding partner of 37-lawyer Pond Lehocky. "So I don't think we've ever been in that position where we have only candidates that look like our friends."
Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel has reached a settlement with a former associate who claimed he lost out on bonuses due to an unfair billing system.
For many midsize firms, success means more complexity.
Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti has shed its patent prosecution group, which is relocating to Pittsburgh-based Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl.
Pennsylvania firms lagged behind the soaring heights New York City firms reached financially in 2016, but for leaders of those Keystone State firms, that's OK.
Amid an expanding arms race in Big Law over who has the most flexible workplace policy—at least on paper—some lawyers at smaller firms may be wondering what all the fuss is about.