Welcome to the 2017 NLJ 500, an annual survey that debuted nearly 40 years ago with 200 firms. In this year’s report, the number of lawyers working at the nation’s 500 largest U.S.-centric law firms in 2016 grew by about 2 percent from the previous year, to 163,700. The average lawyer count per firm bumped up slightly, to 327.
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- The NLJ 500: Our Rankings of The Nation's Largest Law Firms
- Supreme Court Narrows Travel-Ban Injunctions, Puts Case on October Calendar
- The NLJ 500: Editor's Note
- SCOTUS Ends Term With Blow to Class Action Plaintiffs
- Supreme Court Opens Door to More Government Aid to Churches
Some lawmakers equated the drug ads to political advertisements, which may have a kernel of truth, but lack enough information to make a sound decision.
The lawyers represent nonprofit group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington and the National Security Archive at George Washington University, which claim Trump and his executive office are violating the Presidential Records Act.
The U.S. Supreme Court, declining to step back into the contentious arena of gun regulation, refused on Monday to review the constitutionality of California's restrictions on the concealed and open carry of guns. Justice Clarence Thomas, with Neil Gorsuch, had urged the court to take up the challenge.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau wants to hold a company in contempt over document production, the U.S. Chamber dings the IRS for working with private law firms on audits, and President Trump makes his first pick for the National Labor Relations Board. This is a regulatory news roundup from ALM publications and around the web.
The widow of Casey Kasem has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the radio personality's three adult children from another marriage.
Disney and Pixar were hit with a lawsuit filed in federal court Tuesday on behalf of Minnesota child development expert Denise Daniels, who claims studio executives used her original ideas to create the 2015 film, which was a critical, box office and awards hit.
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