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Businessmen riding on a roller coaster

Managing Partners Frustrated by Slow Pace of Big Law Change, Survey Says

By Roy Strom |

Legal consultancy Altman Weil Inc.'s ninth annual Law Firms in Transition Survey shows that managing partners are increasingly frustrated from facing off against internal resistance to change.

Winston & Strawn's Washington, D.C., offices on K Street, NW.

Winston & Strawn Shutters Beijing, Taipei Offices

By Anna Zhang |

Winston & Strawn has become the latest U.S. firm to reassess its role in Asia, as it has seen several attorneys in Hong Kong and Shanghai leave and has shuttered its offices in Beijing and Taipei.

National Security Agency headquarters

4th Circuit Grants 2nd Chance for NSA Spying Lawsuit

By Cogan Schneier |

The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit allows Wikimedia to argue the merits of its case against the NSA in a public courtroom.

Jones Day Washington, D.C. offices.

Obama Cybersecurity Official Joins Jones Day

By Katelyn Polantz |

Samir Jain led a group within the White House National Security Council that responded to cyber threats and pursued anti-hacking initiatives.