Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney and Saul Ewing showed less volatility than other Second Hundred firms, of which 21 saw revenue shrink by 3 percent or more, and seven had double-digit declines.
The deal would create a firm with about 400 lawyers in the Northeast, Midwest and Florida.
Cozen O'Connor has hired two patent litigators from Norton Rose Fulbright, adding to its Minneapolis office and its intellectual property practice.
The future of law firms may just lie in the hands of nonlawyers, as experienced chief operating officers gain stature at firms of all sizes.
With its most recent partner hire, Philadelphia-based White and Williams is also adding a new role to its executive ranks: chief privacy officer.
A Philadelphia law firm is facing renewed claims that it withheld evidence in asbestos cases.
Cozen O'Connor is continuing a slow-motion raid on Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, with the addition of six more lawyers announced Wednesday.
Reed Smith is the latest firm in Big Law to make some relatively inexpensive accommodations for new mothers in an attempt to relieve—and retain—lawyer moms.
All publicity is good publicity, right? For the right kind of celebrity, maybe. For a law firm? Not so much.
If firms want their top marketers to stick around, should they look to the talent they already have?