Thursday, 26 January 2006 09:12 Written by Julius Melnitzer
When it comes to doing business abroad, more and more companies — and their executives — are bumping into conflicting legal environments: as the Enron and Hollinger cases show, their lawyers need to find out what’s out there, before the trouble starts.
Once a dusty tradition that occurred on an ad hoc basis, if at all, mentoring is making a comeback. In fact, using top judges and lawyers to mentor young lawyers is becoming an important part of training associates at some of the country's best-known firms.
Thursday, 26 January 2006 09:12 Written by Kevin Marron
The billable hours approach to compensation, with its emphasis on individual work, is giving way at some top firms to a more collegial model.