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  • How Austin’s Tech Boom is Propelling The City Up The Rankings

    Austin is known for many things: it’s “weirdness”(though some would argue it’s not nearly as weird as it used to be), internationally attended festivals (SXSW, Austin City Limits), the University of Texas, live music and the technology industry. Oh, and El Arroyo’s restaurant signs (and food). They are legendary around…

  • 5 Diversity Action Items for Law Firms

    The perennial debate on diversity within the legal profession emerged again recently when over one 170 general counsels signed an open ultimatum to the Big Law community:  show us statistical progress or prepare for extinction.  Law firms no longer have the luxury of asking why they should propel women, attorneys…

  • GC or Bust: Moving Up in the In-house World

    Back to "In the News" Law.com GC or Bust: Moving Up in the In-house World By Diana Rubin - May 15, 2012 | The National Law JournalAs a legal recruiter specializing in finding lawyers for corporate legal departments, I have found that one qualification top management often insists on in…

  • Danielle Lackey Quoted In Bloomberg Law

    Back to “In the News” Bloomberg Danielle Lackey Quoted In Bloomberg Law On paper, Danielle Lackey looks like a strong candidate for Big Law partnership — degrees from Brown University and Stanford Law School and excellent recommendations about her legal work. But after four years at Latham & Watkins, Lackey…

  • Lehman, Merrill Will Damage Lawyer's Careers, Survey Says

    Back to "In the News" Bloomberg Lehman, Merrill Will Damage Lawyer's Careers, Survey Says By Lindsay FortadoSept. 18 (Bloomberg) -- Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc.'s collapse and the sale of Merrill Lynch & Co. to Bank of America Corp. will hurt legal careers, more than half of the New York lawyers…

  • Wall Street Law Firms Face an Uncertain Future

    Back to "In the News" BusinessWeek Wall Street Law Firms Face an Uncertain Future Until recently, things were a bit too quiet for Mel M. Immergut, chairman of Wall Street law firm Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy. The yearlong credit crunch had dampened dealmaking, while the litigation and restructuring work…