Firm Life: Win Some, Lose Some
- It was just another superhero Friday in the life of The Namby Pamby.
- Texas firms are definitely cutting the summer entertainment budget, notes Texas Lawyer.
- Good news for some laid-off associates at Mayer Brown, for whom, JD Journal reports, the firm found in-house placements with clients.
- Bad news, though, for some not-laid-off associates at Mayer Brown's Chicago office, where Above the Law reported a swine flu appearance. (Not that we wish to fuel the swine-flu hysteria. Here, as a counterweight to this scare item, is the CDC's H1N1 infection stats page. We're lawyers, not doctors, but those death numbers do not look scary-big to us.)
Law School: What Is It Good For?
The ABA Journal is really on top of the law-school beat this week: