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.
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
South African Firm CDH Is Equipping the Community With Legal Agency.
Heather A. Owen
In fact, the representation of women and minorities in leadership positions has decreased over recent years.
San Francisco nonprofit specialist Rosemary Fei on advice for young careerist women and helping make the world a better place.
Real work-life balance and sophisiticated practice at a women-owned law firm.
Patricia Brown Holmes
Volunteer organizations are the lifeblood of the legal profession. Their model ought to be embraced by all.
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.
Diogo Ortigão Ramos discusses Cuatrecasas' 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for tax law in Portugal.
Susan A. Hansen
Kitchen-table contracts and divorce litigation can both hurt families. Mediation offers a middle ground.
Igor Svechkar of Asters talks with Best lawyers about his firm's 2019 Antitrust "Law Firm of the Year" award for Ukraine.
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.
Ideas can be stolen, just like the machines or products they were used to create.
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.
Gowling WLG won the 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for Aboriginal Law in Canada.
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.
A Q&A with Renê Medrado, José Alexandre Buaiz Neto, and Leonardo Rocha e Silva of 2018 Brazilian “Law Firm of the Year” Pinheiro Neto Advogados’ Competition Antitrust Law Division
Have you noticed any changes in Brazil over the years in the competition and antitrust law area?
Locke Lord is expanding its London office; Bodman attorney elected to The Federalist Society; Comings and goings at Schiff Hardin.
A roundup of relevant news, partnerships, and publications from our listed law firms.
Manuel Carvallo of Estudio Carvallo Abogados discusses his firm's 130-year-old history, adapting to the latest technologies, and its 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for Insurance Law in Chile.