Employment Law Fair Labor/Wage and Hour

Big Blow to Big Law: “Doc Review” Is Not “Practice of Law” Making Overtime Rules Applicable

One of the dark secrets of Big Law (firms with more than 1,000 lawyers) is that they have a whole contingent of lawyers all across the country who are not part of the firm per se and do lots of the grungiest of the grunge work of the legal world: Document Review. The glut of […]


On Law Schools and Lawyering

This will be a quick post about a topic that can be discussed for pages and pages and hours and hours (at least by me and my fellow law folks). Today’s NY Times had an article that declared: “What They Don’t Teach Law Students: Lawyering.” The article describes how large firms are finding that they […]