A Profession in Decline?

Benjamin Barton, a professor at the University of Tennessee School of Law, offers a sobering assessment of the state of the legal profession–law schools graduating too many lawyers, graduates who can’t find jobs and  a crushing debt load for the majority who don’t win the large law firm lottery and who end up in lower … Read more

Firms Offer Comfort to Associates

Will I have a job in six months? That is the question that many associates are asking themselves these days. Some large firms are trying to comfort the troops with “hang-in-there, your-jobs-are-safe-memos.” While it is certainly a good HR practice to keep employees informed, particularly during a time of crisis, these memos should not be … Read more