The End of Big Law

The Crisis at Washington's Ultimate Power Firm
Patton, Boggs and the End of Big Law
August 09, 2013

When I wrote last month about the loud wheezing noises coming from the world of Big Law—that is, the 200 or so biggest, most profitable law firms in the country—the industry’s staunchest defenders protested that I had the story all wrong: Big Law may

Yes, Big Law Really is Dying
Dear Lawyer: It's Not You, It's Your Profession
July 28, 2013

Defenders of Big Law sound a lot like the defenders of the real estate bubble in the the mid-2000s. Look how well that ended! 

The Real Way to Fix Law School: More Lawyers
July 24, 2013

Earlier this week, we ran a symposium featuring prominent legal experts discussing what could be done to fix law schools. The symposium attracted numerous responses, including this one, from the University of New Hampshire's Leah Plunkett. 

How to Fix Law School
Six experts tell us what they'd change
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July 23, 2013

Alan Dershowitz, Dahlia Lithwick, and other experts tell us what they'd change.

The Last Days of Big Law
The money is drying up—and America's most storied firms are terrified
July 21, 2013

A dispatch from the last days of big law