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  • By Published On: January 10, 2007Categories: attorney career satisfaction

    A talented litigator came into my office yesterday and reported that despite great performance reviews and an impressive track record of business development, the firm was letting her go. The [...]

  • By Published On: September 26, 2005Categories: law firm salaries, trends in the legal profession

    Could the salary wars be starting again? In Silicon Valley that seems to be the case. My prediction: within 6 months, Boston firms will follow suit.