ABA Journal Newsletter. March 27, 2009.

Top Ten Stories of the Week ending March 27, 2009:

Law Practice Management
Why WolfBlock Didn’t Merge to Survive Mar 24, 2009, 05:58 pm CDT
Law Firms March Began With Mayhem, But Blistering Layoffs Pace is Slowing
Mar 26, 2009, 01:34 pm CDT
But not yet stopping:

125 Laid Off at Dechert; 60 Cut at Edwards Angell
Clifford Firm Lays Off 24 NYC Associates, Defers Start Date for 2009 Incoming Class
And Now the ‘Good News’: Quinn Emanuel Cuts ‘a Handful of People’

1st Layoffs Ever at Dunlap & Seeger; Minn. Firm Cuts 2 Lawyers, 3 Staff
Lawyer Layoff Surge is Hitting In-House Counsel Hard, Too
Law Firms
Partner Pay Cuts are New Signpost in Dismal Law Firm Economic Landscape
Mar 24, 2009, 02:49 pm CDT
In-House Counsel Top Google Lawyer Earned More Than You in 2008 Mar 26, 2009, 01:26 pm CDT
Trials & Litigation
Fla. Judge Vaults Bench, Helps Subdue Suspect, Makes TMZ
Mar 25, 2009, 12:11 pm CDT
Careers Law Grads Waiting for Jobs Worry About Insurance, Job Competition Mar 24, 2009, 08:59 am CDT
Legal Ethics
Ex-Client Seeks $10M Legal Fees Clawback Over Ill-Fated Patent Litigation
Mar 24, 2009, 01:36 pm CDT
Law in Popular Culture Webster Makes It Official: Definition of Marriage Has Changed
Mar 23, 2009, 09:35 pm CDT
Legal Reform
Now is the Time for ‘Life Without Lawyers,’ Says Covington & Burling Partner Mar 24, 2009, 01:16 pm CDT
Law Firms Bizarre Cadwalader Memo Blasts ‘Messed Up’ Tax System and Manny Ramirez Pay
Mar 26, 2009, 07:44 am CDT

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