They don’t happen quickly. At some places, not even that frequently. But with a carefully developed process, law firms can add lateral partners smoothly and effectively. There’s much to learn from those who make strategic acquisitions often.
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Illinois courts have never seen a case like this before. Few states have. When it comes to frozen embryos, the law lags far behind science. With no statutes dictating what should happen when one half of a couple decides he or she no longer wants the embryos to be used to create life, it’s up to the judiciary to chart a path forward.
Stacey Austin is a partner at Wang Kobayashi Austin who counsels employers on compliance and administration of employee benefit and executive compensation programs.
When I think of moving, excitement and stress come to mind. Maybe it’s a new city, home or job. Maybe it’s all three of those at once. Either way, you’re guaranteed to meet new people, encounter different surroundings and gain more perspective. My excitement usually gives way to stress when I have to actually move my residence, which I did last month.
The Chicago office of Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton is a space that focuses more on function than form. The Los Angeles-based full-service firm has existed since the 1920s and has 15 offices. The Chicago office, SheppardMullin’s youngest stateside, opened in July 2012.
Chicago is often referred to as a world-class city. If there’s one neighborhood outside downtown that embodies that description, it’s Lincoln Park. So much of what makes the city inviting to both young professionals and families is situated in the 3.2-square-mile neighborhood.
Think of your eccentric aunt’s cellar full of a collection of her life’s adventures. Then remember that your aunt had a secret, well-honed passion for fine food made from fresh local sources and you will get an idea why Amy Morton’s Found Kitchen and Social House is winning the accolades it has.
Corporate Counsel 2014A variety of experts weigh in on topics in the corporate sector ranging from foreign patents and employment disputes to digital evidence and the Hobby Lobby decision.
Legal Technology Update 2014This year's Legal Technology Update features our survey on e-discovery. Now in its seventh year, the survey highlights trends in technology services and use at Chicago law firms.
CLE Guide Spring 2014Law Bulletin Publishing Company is proud to present the Spring 2014 edition of the Midwest CLE Guide.