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How To Deal With Clients Who Want You To Discount Your Fee

Only give discounts to clients who are willing to make concessions and do their part.

Morning Docket: 09.20.17

Hogan Lovells shows the love to its support staff -- as long as they head for the exits -- by offering voluntary retirement to 400 employees. [Legal Week] Another jailhouse pal of Sigfredo Garcia, one of the defendants in the Dan Markel murder case, claims that Garcia acknowledged participating in the killing. Show More Summary

We Don’t File Lawsuits On Principle (Or: Why All Employment Lawsuits Often Have Such Bad Facts On Both Sides)

Lawsuits are all about money: this might sound distasteful, but it's true (at least in employment law).

10 Things To Know About Consumer Financial Regulatory Practice

The relative newness of many consumer finance regulations makes for an interesting practice area.

Law School Dean Knows He’s A Loser

This dean loves politics, but is staying in legal academia.

How Long Until Paul Manafort Rolls?

Let's put the Over/Under at March 15, 2018 and get a pool going.

Lead Yourself First: An Interview With Judge Raymond M. Kethledge

Enjoy these insights and career advice from a prominent judge (and possible Supreme Court justice).

A Leading Law School Dean Announces His Departure

Dean Daniel Rodriguez was an innovator and reformer in legal education.

A Quick Reference Guide To Understanding eDiscovery Pricing

Ediscovery columnist Kelly Twigger walks you through the different cost components for ediscovery.

Advice From A Law Professor On How To Write An Op-Ed

Some tips so that your op-ed doesn’t cause you or your readers undue heartburn.

Irma, Waze, And Watson

Today's technology is truly transformational, but lawyers must use it correctly and appropriately.


Could the legal world use a tool like StockTwits in the finance world?

Morning Docket: 09.19.17

Baker Botts files SCOTUS brief reminding them what wedding cakes look like. Someday we'll look back on a case designed to create second class citizens and think, "oh right, that's the one where the Supreme Court decided with the help...Show More Summary

See Also: Have You Seriously Not Read The Ty Cobb Story Yet?

DEAR GOOD ATTORNEYS, THANK YOU FOR NOT WORKING FOR TRUMP: At some point, we have to realize that Donald Trump receives such shoddy and borderline unethical legal representation because quality, ethical lawyers simply refuse to work for him. Show More Summary

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