How Not to Think About the AmLaw 200

Our friends and colleagues at Thomson Reuters Legal Executive Institute were kind enough to ask us to provide some of our thoughts on the recently released 2020 AmLaw 200. Installment #1 of 2 is now available at their site and we invite you to take a... read more +

How Not to Think About the AmLaw 200

Our friends and colleagues at Thomson Reuters Legal Executive Institute were kind enough to ask us to provide some of our thoughts on the recently released 2020 AmLaw 200. Installment #1 of 2 is now available at their site and we invite you to take a look--whether or...

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Juneteenth

On June 19, 1865, Union soldiers led by Major General Gordon Granger landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now free. This was two and a half years after Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation.  

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Letter from New York

Regular readers are familiar with our periodic custom of penning “Letters from…”when we’ve spent a meaningful amount of time in “…” and want to offer some observations, insights, and commentary on that particular city and market. We’re not traveling. That can mean...

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Happy Birthday, Adam Smith!

Born June 5*, 1723, Kirkcaldy, Scotland. Happy 297th! *For the pedantic in the crowd, "June 5" is subject to a certain degree of flexibility in interpretation.  It's the date on which his baptism was recorded as having taken place, and given the centrality and...

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Build Back Better: How to Learn from Coronatide

A premise of our "Build Back Better" focus du jour (actually, du l'annee) is that we've already drastically changed many things about how we conventionally worked, so we can change more. McKinsey has also been thinking (and writing) about this topic, and in...

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