The U.S. legal services industry added 1,200 jobs in December, continuing a growth trend over the final four months of 2015, according to seasonally adjusted preliminary data released this month by the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics. full story
It is with sadness and regret that we report the passing January 18, 2016, of Juan Manuel Prieto. Mr. Prieto was senior founding partner of Colombia member firm Philippi, Prietocarrizosa & Uría. full story
Chuck Fax and Liesel Schopler of Maryland member firm Rifkin Weiner Livingston recently prevailed in an action seeking compensation against Hungary and its national railway for their participation in the theft and conversion of the property of several hundred thousand Jews, who were imprisoned at Auschwitz concentration camp and then murdered during the waning days of World War II. full story
Nova Scotia member firm Wickwire Holm last month hosted a reception and dinner for over thirty lawyers from its firm and SCG Legal’s two other Atlantic Canadian firms, Benson Buffett and Bingham Law, marking the opening of its new office in Halifax. full story
Germany member firm Graf von Westphalen has been shortlisted for the German Law Firm of the Year
award to be presented by The Lawyer magazine at this year’s European Awards ceremony March 9th at the Hilton London Bankside Hotel. full story
New York City member firm Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler, whose food and beverage litigation team last year landed major wins for Hershey Co., first in a proposed antioxidant benefit mislabeling class action, then again in an alleged chocolate price-fixing scheme, has placed among Law360’s Food and Beverage Groups of the Year. full story
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