The New Litigation Practice in America

Over the past couple of decades, the strength of US law firms and the growth of legal markets have been measured by the size of transactional practices. From this viewpoint, litigation, at least among law firms listed in the AmLaw 100 and 200, is an important but supportive practice to the M&A and securities engines […]

Home Court Advantage

We are seeing a significant roll up among smaller and mid-sized law firms in the U.S.  Evidence of the consolidation of law firms can be seen in Of Counsel magazine’s annual survey of the 700 largest U.S. law firms.  In 1994 the 700th firm had 51 lawyers; in 2006 the 700th firm had 20 lawyers.  […]