The Legal Industry's Scoping Problem

The legal industry needs to move past thinking about pricing and start thinking more about scoping their matters, writer Keith Lipman argues.        Source: american lawyer

Kirkland Raids Another Law Firm to Expand in Boston

In its latest lateral hire, Kirkland & Ellis has brought on Choate, Hall & Stewart’s private equity co-chair Christian Atwood as the former seeks to bolster its new office in Beantown.        Source: american lawyer

Four Law Firms Score Roles on Nuclear Energy Deals

Mayer Brown, McGuireWoods, Morgan Lewis and Weil, Gotshal & Manges are advising on a pair of potential transactions that could reshape the U.S. nuclear energy sector. Weil has reaped millions in legal fees for its work on behalf of one company, bankrupt Westinghouse Electric.        Source: american lawyer

The Death of the Law Firm Bankruptcy?

Where have all the law firm bankruptcies gone? New workarounds and pending case law make avoiding bankruptcies more attractive for all sides.        Source: american lawyer