Lizzy McLellan

Salary History Law Adds Hurdle to Law Firm Hiring

Lizzy McLellan

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.

Duane Morris Adds Dealmaker From Pepper Hamilton

Lizzy McLellan

Pepper Hamilton corporate partner Michael Gallagher has left the firm to join the Philadelphia office of Duane Morris.

K&L Gates Fills Breach-Response Need With RADAR Deal

Lizzy McLellan

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.

K&L Gates Fills Breach-Response Need with RADAR Deal

Lizzy McLellan

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.

Case Study: Diversifying the Plaintiffs Bar, One Small Firm at a Time

Lizzy McLellan

"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 Settles Dispute Over Associate Billing, Bonuses

Lizzy McLellan

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.

Amid Growth, New Legal Issues, Burns White Names General Counsel

Lizzy McLellan

For many midsize firms, success means more complexity.

Leech Tishman Picks Up Patent Prosecution Group From Pietragallo Gordon

Lizzy McLellan

Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti has shed its patent prosecution group, which is relocating to Pittsburgh-based Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl.

As Wall Street Firms Soar, Do Pa. Firms Care?

Lizzy McLellan

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.

Big Law Bends to Challenge Midsize Firms on Flexibility

Lizzy McLellan

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.

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