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TweetI hesitated before writing this post for fear of unnecessarily adding to the echo chamber that has resulted from Noam Scheiber’s unflattering portrait of Mayer Brown in The New Republic. But I decided to go ahead because of the value of sharing the candid and telling reactions that I have heard from leaders of many […]

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TweetGiven the sagging economy, both in the United States and abroad, as well as the defection of top partners to rival firms, many firms have decided to grow their practices by merging with other firms.  Firms see this as a way to get a piece of the action in the multi-billion dollar international corporate law […]

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TweetThe Fortune Magazine “Investor’s Guide” hits the newsstands on December 26th and in it you’ll find a list of the nation’s Top Ranked Law Firms drawn from the LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™.  You can get a sneak peak of this prestigious list now by clicking http://www.martindale.com/Press/Fortune-Mag.aspx. To create this list of Top Ranked Law […]

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TweetI’m a child of the 1980s. I grew up with Atari, ALF, Mr. T and The Smurfs. Then there was the music. Amidst the launch of MTV, the 80s produced some memorable (or is it hard to forget?) music. My favorite song from this decade is a-ha’s “Take on Me.” No doubt, you know the […]

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TweetRainmakers get all the glory. They bring in big money for the firm, seem to always be closing a new client, and appear to never rest. They are a major investment for any law firm; the heroes, the demigods in bow ties (and when you’re a rainmaker, you can get away with wearing a bow […]

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TweetWho doesn’t love Top Ten Lists?  There’s something satisfying about seeing ten good things grouped together that have achieved listworthiness.  David Letterman made a whole shtick out of this for Late Night TV, and one of my favorite lawyer lists was Top Ten Signs You’ve Hired a Bad Lawyer, which included gems like: 10. Begins […]

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Tweet If you are a law firm or a lawyer listed on martindale.com, you may often wonder “What can I do more to increase my rankings in search results and come up higher on the first page when someone searches at martindale.com?” We get so many questions every now and then with regards to this […]

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TweetA (not so) long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away (on the Internet) …. The lawyers at Nixon Peabody LLP are Jedi Knights when it comes to dealing with the dark side of copyrights (infringement, P2P sharing, pirating, etc.).  These issues become even more menacing when they arise online.  In an effort to […]

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TweetIn a Web 2.0 world you can find scores of webinars, whitepapers, ebooks, blogs, and podcasts on just about everything the law has to offer.  This is not to say that content such as this has no value.  In fact, the prolific nature of firms today is changing the game for lawyers out there.  The […]

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TweetNext week LegalTech, one of the most exciting, awaited for conferences, is going to kick off in NY as Mike Mintz shared with you in the post from yesterday. I really enjoyed attending last year’s LegalTech and am eagerly waiting for it this year as well, and if you are planning to attend as well, […]

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