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Celebrating Two Hundred at Harvard Law School

Celebrating Two Hundred at Harvard Law School

Since its establishment in 1817, Harvard Law has educated presidents, senators, CEOs, and six of the nine sitting Supreme Court justices. So, how to celebrate a 200th birthday? Harvard Law is doing it with not one but three events over the course of the school year. Each event is intended to “show what an interesting

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Associates Continue Raising Money, Look at Firms

A grassroots effort to empower law firm associates to be more charitable has gained some momentum, and some help. Last year, Corey Laplante, then an associate at Skadden Arps, launched The Associates’ Committee, a group that raised more than $200,000 from Big Law associates for legal aid groups and litigation non-profits for the homeless, veterans, survivors of

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Columbia Law Dean on How to Train ‘Lawyers of the Future’

As we previously noted on Big Law Business, the on-campus interview process at the nation’s law schools is underway and the presence of large law firms hasn’t shown signs of abating — at least at the top schools. In our effort to provide some insight into this year’s legal employment market, we spoke with Columbia Law

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Round Up: The Latest Partner Hires and Firm Appointments

Below are the most recent partner hires, promotions and general counsel appointments. The column covers moves announced from July 31 to Aug. 3. DLA Piper Expanding DLA Piper announced the addition of Gislar Donnenberg to its Corporate practice in Houston on August 1. Donnenberg represented companies engaged in the exploration, production, and distribution of natural