Thought leaders from around the world contribute their perspectives on landmark cases, new legislation, and legal perspectives on new technologies, business practices, and civil procedure.
2019 "Women in the Law" by the numbers.
Berry Appleman & Leiden
BAL's commitment to equality in the workplace.
Will more women in law school mean more women in the law?
Lizzie Fletcher was a star lawyer in Houston before defeating a nine-term incumbent to win a seat in Congress last November. What the much-lauded work she did in her first career teach her about how to succeed in this new one?
Kelly S. Hughes
Obsessive-compulsive and anxiety disorders are far more common among lawyers than other professionals. It’s past time to address the problem.
Kathryn A. Graves
The practice of family law has changed substantially in recent decades. How is it different—and how does that affect the lawyers who specialize in it?
Ann E. Evanko and Katherine L. Wood
Can social change be sped up via legislation? A key provision of the recent tax-law overhaul, clearly written with #MeToo in mind, suggests it can.
Patricia Brown Holmes
What effect is California’s new law mandating more women in corporate boardrooms likely to have?
Fine, Kaplan and Black
Roberta Liebenberg discusses her first-of-its-kind empirical study.
San Francisco nonprofit specialist Rosemary Fei on advice for young careerist women and helping make the world a better place.
Patricia Brown Holmes
Volunteer organizations are the lifeblood of the legal profession. Their model ought to be embraced by all.
José Vinícius Bicalho Costa, Jr.
Often we come across statements about the complex business environment in Brazil—questions about the difficulties of starting a business, the slowness of the judiciary, and the legal aspects of tax, labor, and business.
An Interview With Rainer Krause of Hengeler Mueller, 2019 “Law Firm of the Year” Award Recipient for Corporate Law in Germany
Rainer Krause discusses the unique training approaches that make Hengeler Mueller one of Germany's top firms.
Robert B. Legault discusses his firm's 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for Advertising Law in Canada with Best Lawyers CEO Phillip Greer.
This week in news from our listed attorneys, millions are set aside in a fund for Native American farmers after a winnning class action suit.
Gowling WLG won the 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for Aboriginal Law in Canada.
Artem Zhavoronkov and Oleg Lovtsov
Introducing significant changes in the legal regulation of foreign investment in the Russian Federation.
Ideas can be stolen, just like the machines or products they were used to create.
Mariano Roca López
With a new government in Spain, big changes are coming to taxpayers.
Igor Svechkar of Asters talks with Best lawyers about his firm's 2019 Antitrust "Law Firm of the Year" award for Ukraine.
A roundup of hirings, awards, and industry news relevant to our listed lawyers.
Rohen Cullen and Caroline O’Connor
The wilfully blind beware.
Real work-life balance and sophisiticated practice at a women-owned law firm.
An Interview With Jan Bernd Nordemann of Boehmert & Boehmert, Winner of the 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" Award for Intellectual Property Law in Germany
The international property law attorney discusses his firm's recent successes and the trends taking over the IP field.
An Interview With Walter Uebelhoer of Allen & Overy, 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" Award-Winner for Banking Law in Germany
Best Lawyers CEO Phillip Greer in conversation with the leading attorney at the Allen & Overy, a 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" winner.
Diogo Ortigão Ramos discusses Cuatrecasas' 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for tax law in Portugal.
Heather A. Owen
In fact, the representation of women and minorities in leadership positions has decreased over recent years.