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2021 ZGuide to Leading Law Firms
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NY Remains Top Market For Partner, Counsel Promotions
While remote work has leveled the playing field for many up-and-coming young attorneys based outside major hubs, New York remains a hotspot for BigLaw partner and counsel promotions, largely driven by a recent boom in corporate work. Paul Pearlman notes that a wave of newly minted New York partners is symptomatic of strong economic growth in the practice areas that are most prominent in the Big Apple, like finance, mergers and acquisitions, and capital markets transactions. In reality, most firms, particularly firms in New York, have thrived during the pandemic, and for a lot of firms, one of the main keys to their success is the strength of their New York office.Read more
Law Firm Mergers Steady in First Half, But More to Come in 2021
Law firm mergers in the first half of 2021 were on par with last year, but there are signs of more activity to come over the next six months and into 2022, according to a new report. There have been a flurry of announcements of upcoming mergers, and several large law firms have announced potentially transformative deals that could reshape certain markets as competition becomes fiercer for talent and work. Kent Zimmermann observes that the benefits of scale are becoming clearer, like a higher profile and better performance on average for the larger, more profitable firms than the rest of the pack. And, in an exceptionally active talent market for both partners and associates, firms appreciate the benefit of having a larger profit pool to attract and retain the best talent.Read more
The Business of Law: Looking Over the Horizon
Mary K Young will moderate a panel discussion, sponsored by the Legal Marketing Association, to consider the future of the legal industry after the COVID recession. The industry has proven its resilience, adjusting to enormous change with agility and ending 2020 with healthy growth in revenue and profitability. The panel will consider what changes are expected over the next five years and beyond? And how will the industry be affected by investments in infrastructure, new competitive forces, climate change, growth in cyber threats, the demands for social justice and equity, changes in technology, world politics, and the global economy, among other developments? What lessons have been learned and how can they be applied in the future?
October 24, 2021
9:30 A.M to 10:30 A.M. EDT
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