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
- The NLJ 500: Editor's Note
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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 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.
Adam Jed, a 2008 Harvard Law School graduate and former clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, has joined Special Counsel Robert Mueller III's legal team in the investigation of Russia's interference with the U.S. presidential election. At the DOJ, Jed defended the Affordable Care Act and helped implement the Supreme Court's DOMA ruling.
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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