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April 23, 2012 1:43 PM

D.C. Dewey Partner Heads to Allen & Overy

Project finance partner Gregory Smith's departure for Allen & Overy pushes Dewey & LeBoeuf's partner losses so far this year to an even 70.

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04/23/12 Posted by Sara Randazzo

The Careerist: Latham & Watkins's Women Go Back to the Kitchen

Will master classes in canapé making help women in business development? Latham's London office seems to think so.

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04/23/12 Posted by Vivia Chen

April 22, 2012 12:38 PM

Dealmaker of the Week: Iain Wagstaff of Linklaters

Wagstaff and fellow M&A partner Marc Loy, respectively, led the Linklaters teams in London and Paris advising multinational utility GDF Suez on its $10.8 billion acquisition of the stake in Britain’s International Power that GDF does not already own.

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04/22/12 Posted by Tom Huddleston Jr.

April 20, 2012 6:44 PM

Incoming Dewey Associates in Limbo As Firm Weighs Restructuring Options

Law students who spent last summer at Dewey & LeBoeuf and expected to begin working there this fall, as well as those who planned to spend the summer of 2012 at Dewey, are among those with a keen interest in the embattled firm's fate.

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04/20/12 Posted by Sara Randazzo

The Age-Old Problem of Age

"Old lawyers never die," and some refuse to fade away...

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04/20/12 Posted by Steven Harper

April 19, 2012 3:57 PM

What the Numbers Don't Say: Law School Applicants Are Getting Older, Not Dumber

Citing recent news that fewer high-scoring LSAT takers are applying to law school, many observers have claimed that it's "smarter" people who are steering clear. Given that older applicants tend not to do as well on the test, it's more likely that young people are the ones opting out.

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04/19/12 Posted by Matt Leichter

The Careerist: Women's Initiatives Are Big Distractions

Women aren't getting ahead because they're wasting too much time on women's initiatives, diversity, mentoring, and other soft programs, says Sallie Krawcheck.

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04/19/12 Posted by Vivia Chen

April 18, 2012 3:20 PM

Did Shearman Associate, a Pippa Pal, Flash a Pistol at Paris Paparazzi?

Romain Rabillard, a Paris-based Shearman & Sterling corporate finance associate, was photographed over the weekend waving what appeared to be a gun while chauffeuring English socialite Pippa Middleton, sister-in-law of Prince William, the heir to the British crown. Authorities have deemed the matter a "low priority."

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04/18/12 Posted by Brian Baxter

April 17, 2012 6:13 PM

The Careerist: How To Ditch the Law Firm and Land a Dream Job

Tips on how to break into the nonprofit sector. Lesley Rosenthal, the general counsel at New York's Lincoln Center, offers some practical advice.

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04/17/12 Posted by Vivia Chen

April 16, 2012 6:11 PM

O'Melveny Adds Top Capital Markets Partner from Shearman in New York

As part of an effort to expand its transactional roster in New York, O'Melveny & Myers has wooed leading capital markets partner Michael Schiavone from Shearman & Sterling.

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04/16/12 Posted by Drew Combs

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