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March 2011

March 31, 2011 11:50 PM

Dealmaker of the Week:
Keith Flaum of Dewey & LeBoeuf

Flaum led a team advising longtime client eBay Inc. in the online marketplace's $2.4 billion purchase of GSI Commerce. 

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03/31/11 Posted by Tom Huddleston Jr.

The Score: A Bowl, a Bonds, and a Basketball Great's Loss in Court

Robins Kaplan handles an internal investigation for the Fiesta Bowl, and the Barry Bonds perjury trial heads into the middle innings. Plus: News on Elgin Baylor's civil suit against the Clippers, ESPN's suit against Conference USA, and the ongoing NFL labor talks.

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03/31/11 Posted by Brian Baxter

Howrey Staffers Jobless After Citi Cuts Payroll Funding

With Citibank cutting the supply of cash used to cover salaries, the bulk of the firm's remaining staffers are headed to the unemployment line more than a month earlier than expected.

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03/31/11 Posted by Brian Baxter

Report: Lateral Associate Hiring Rose 61 Percent in 2010

A report from the National Association for Law Placement shows an increase in overall lateral hiring last year, driven by a 61 percent increase in associate moves.

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03/31/11 Posted by Tom Huddleston Jr.

The Careerist: Woman Power at Debevoise

The firm just announced its latest batch of partners--three partners, of which two are women. And women have made up 50 percent or more of new partner classes at the firm in recent years.

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03/31/11 Posted by Vivia Chen

Slaughter and May, Davis Polk Lead as Taylor Wimpey Sheds North American Units

Retooling to focus exclusively on the U.K. market, British home builder Taylor Wimpey announced Thursday that it will sell its U.S. and Canadian arms for $955 million to the private equity consortium TMM Holdings Limited Partnership.

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03/31/11 Posted by Chris Johnson

March 30, 2011 8:00 PM

The Am Law 100: Detroit Firms Hang Tough in 2010

The Motor City may be suffering major population losses, but its largest law firms managed to hold the line financially last year after enduring a couple of turbulent years.

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03/30/11 Posted by Brian Baxter

The Careerist: Harvard's Lonely Women

Jeannie Suk is the first Asian American female professor to be granted tenure at the top-ranked law school.

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03/30/11 Posted by Vivia Chen

Two Top Howrey IP Litigators Find New Homes

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr is adding former Howrey IP litigator Lloyd "Rusty" Day, Jr., in its Palo Alto office, while IP boutique Novak Druce + Quigg has hired former Howrey IP cochair Michael Bell in Washington, D.C.

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03/30/11 Posted by Brian Baxter

Study Examines Factors in Discrimination Suits by Low-Wage Workers

Fewer resources, inflexible jobs, and less paid sick days are among the major contributors.

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03/30/11 Posted by Claire Zillman

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