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April 16, 2012 6:08 PM

Nine IP Litigators Jump from Duane Morris to Cozen

Cozen O'Connor announced Monday that it has hired a group of seven partners and two associates from Duane Morris's intellectual property litigation practice. The attorneys are spread across Atlanta, Chicago, New York, and Washington, D.C.

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04/16/12 Posted by Tom Huddleston Jr.

The Careerist: I Am Not Ann Romney

Why should it be taboo to say that stay-at-home moms are different from career women?

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04/16/12 Posted by Vivia Chen

April 13, 2012 5:32 PM

Dealmaker of the Week: Marko Zatylny of Ropes & Gray

Zatylny led Ropes & Gray teams on two deals in the pharmaceutical and biosciences sector this week—advising URL Pharma in its purchase by Takeda, and Becton Dickinson in the sale of a unit to Corning.

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04/13/12 Posted by Tom Huddleston Jr.

April 12, 2012 7:28 PM

Weil Associate Takes Leave to Run for New York State Senate

Justin Wagner, a litigation associate in Weil's Manhattan office, says he wants to focus full-time on his campaign as the Democratic challenger for a New York state senate seat in the Hudson River Valley.

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04/12/12 Posted by Tom Huddleston Jr.

The Careerist: Eight Tips for Acing the Interview

How to handle tricky interview situations—including those mind games that interviewers sometimes play.

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04/12/12 Posted by Vivia Chen

Los Angeles Dewey Lawyer Bolts, Bringing Partner Defections to 52

The loss of David Smith, a corporate partner who joined the smaller firm Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, brings the number of Dewey partners who left for competitors this year to 52.

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04/12/12 Posted by Sara Randazzo

April 11, 2012 6:47 PM

The Careerist: Caliber of Law School Applicants Drops

More high scorers on the LSAT aren't bothering to apply to law school. Will Big Law have to settle for less brainpower? 

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04/11/12 Posted by Vivia Chen

April 10, 2012 7:36 PM

The Careerist: Dewey Denies It's the Source of Sex Story on Former Partner

Former Dewey partner John Altorelli talked frankly about his former firm, and now the New York Post has published a story about his affair with a Russian spy. Coincidence?

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04/10/12 Posted by Vivia Chen

April 9, 2012 7:06 PM

Litigation Finance Start-up Snags Retired Simpson Thacher Partner

Michael Chepiga, who retired from Simpson Thacher & Bartlett at the beginning of the year, is joining BlackRobe Capital Partners, the litigation financing firm started by former former plaintiffs’ lawyer Sean Coffey.

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04/09/12 Posted by Brian Baxter

The Careerist: Law School News—Baylor's Big Fiasco; Hot Market for Law Deans

Will Baylor Law School get sued for accidentally spilling confidential information about its accepted students? Plus, the booming market for law school deans.

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04/09/12 Posted by Vivia Chen

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