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A worker cleans up trees near the Conrad Building on Brickell Avenue after Hurricane Irma in Miami, Florida, U.S., on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. Irma smashed into Southern Florida as a Category 4 storm, driving a wall of water and violent winds ashore and marking the first time since 1964 the U.S. was hit by back-to-back major hurricanes. Photographer: Jayme Gershen/Bloomberg

Florida Lawyers Fared Hurricane Safely

Florida Lawyers Fared Hurricane Safely

After Hurricane Andrew pummeled Florida in 1992, Greenberg Traurig shareholder Cesar Alvarez told himself he’d never again let himself be caught in the path of a Category 5 hurricane. “I remember that being the first time ever in my life that I was really afraid for my life and my family’s life,” Alvarez, now senior

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Florida Is First State to Require Technology CLEs

By Tera Brostoff, Bloomberg BNA  Florida attorneys will have to brush up on their technical knowledge to remain active in the Florida Bar. The Florida Supreme Court adopted two amendments to the Rules Regulating the Florida Bar Sept. 29 that highlight the legal profession’s commitment to staying current with technological advancements that relate to the

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The Craigslist Law Firm

Using Craigslist to find work might be a bleak reality for some law graduates in today’s market. But news out of Florida today brings a word of warning for those who go that route. In Coral Springs, two men were charged with operating a fake law firm without a license to practice law, and advertising

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From Sleepy 60s Miami to NYC: The Story of Greenberg Traurig

“Most firms come to New York, from wherever they come from… and try to compete head to head with the best corporate law firms in the world, which has been a failing strategy for almost all of them,” explained Richard Rosenbaum, CEO of Greenberg Traurig. In the third part of our video interview series, Rosenbaum


Lateral Influence In Law Firm Finance: The Winston Story

Photo by Simon Cunningham (Creative Commons/ Flickr) The fate of a law firm can hinge on a high stakes game that most lawyers have come to accept as ordinary course of business: poaching partners from one another’s ranks. That is evident by looking at Chicago-founded Winston & Strawn, an international firm comprised of large groups