Founder of venerable family law firm Winding down, though he’d rather not

After spending more than six decades as one of the renowned family law practices in the country, Trope & Trope LLP is quietly and quickly dissolving. According to its 89-year-old founder, Sorrell Trope, the firm will officially close on Dec.…

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The Return Of The Summer Associate

According to The National Law Journal, law firm summer associate programs are on the rise: 95% of summer associates who clerked for law firms in the summer of 2015 were offered permanent positions after graduation. This is the highest rate…

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5 Techniques For Cultivating A Business Development Culture In Your Firm

The business world fundamentally changed in 2008. Client demand for matter efficiency and cost effectiveness has since increased, the supply in practicing lawyers outweighs the demand in work, and no longer does one’s reputation alone procure enough work to meet a lawyer’s growth…

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Squire Misses Mark In Response To Reddit Gender Flap

By: Dani Meyer While it may have been a typical response for Squire Patton Boggs LLP to go on the defensive after a former associate took to Reddit to say she had suffered gender discrimination, experts say there could have been a…

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3 Ways To Boost Your Firm’s Sagging Reputation

By Kali Hays Any firm, be it a glossy multinational or a hyper-focused boutique, is likely to face a reputational slump at some point, but there’s no reason to let that slump become permanent. Whether a lackluster reputation stems from…

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Succession Planning: A Key Strategy For Law Firm Longevity

It was a little over two years ago when I sat with Carl Terzian at his usual table at the Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel in Los Angeles. It was an exciting moment for me, as I’d followed Terzian, a public…

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Attorneys Must Market Their Specialties To Stay On Top

Business development strategist Jonathan Fitzgarrald explains why being ‘smart’ is no longer enough Although it has been more than four decades since attorney marketing became legal, too many attorneys still look down on selling themselves – at their own peril,…

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