Seyfarth Shaw is not your typical 739-lawyer firm.   For one thing, in the midst of an economic downturn, and in the face of what the Association of Corporate Counsel terms a “slow-motion riot” by corporate clients everywhere, Seyfarth reported gains in gross revenues (+ 5.5%), net profits(+3.5%), and profits-per-partner (+5.5%) last year. In an AmLaw Daily interview several […]

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Yesterday, Mass High Tech wrote us up as an emerging legal technology trend.  Today, American Lawyer sat down with our latest hire, Lynne Zagami, and talked about how Brightleaf represents a change in the traditional BigLaw economics and may be emerging as a new way for really talented young lawyers to work. Lynne, a former Proskauer/ Brown […]

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In a meeting last week, an AmLaw 100 partner related to us that he had just completed a commercial transaction in Germany, where, under the German Civil Code, the contract had to be read aloud in the presence of a notary before it could be executed.  While this initially struck us as archaic and inefficient […]

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