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Orrick Pillsbury: A new firm on the horizon.

Posted in Management
Should the merger take place between Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe and Pillbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, there will be a reordering of the top U.S. law firms. The BCS rankings reorder every week after the Saturday college football results are known. So, too, do the BigLaw rankings change every time there is a major merger. Will … Continue Reading

Lawyers Are Not Patient …

Posted in Management
Effective March 15, the Howrey law firm, which once employed as many as 750 lawyers, dissolved. As in past megafirm failures … Brobeck, Altheimer, Thelen, the list goes on … there never is just one, but a variety of root causes that feed the primary death blow, an exodus of lawyers.    In Howrey’s case as a … Continue Reading

LawBiz® Forum

Posted in Technology
NEW ONLINE FORUM LAUNCHES FOR LEGAL PROFESSIONALS Ed Poll Unveils LawBiz® Forum as New Online Community VENICE, CA MAY 5, 2009 – Nationally recognized law firm management expert Ed Poll, JD, MBA, CMC, announced today the launch of www.LawBizForum.com, an online destination for lawyers, sole practitioners, partners, managing partners, of-counsel and in-house counsel, and others … Continue Reading