'Law.com' Category Archives



Judge Grants Roundup Fee Order, Despite 'Totally Out of Control' MDL Compensation System

In a Monday order, U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria significantly scaled back the request, originally estimated to give $800 million to lead counsel in the Roundup multidistrict litigation. He also found the common fund doctrine inapplicable in the cases and called on a federal rules committee to consider new methods to compensate lead counsel in […]

Read More...

Published on     Posted In: Law.com

Law.com Trendspotter: In the Law Firm Associate Pay War, the Only Thing That Can't Be Bought Is Loyalty

‘Tis the season (one of them anyway) in which law firms are shelling out major money in the hopes of attracting and retaining top associates. But it’s becoming clear that no amount of money or even contractual obligations can guarantee a firm’s ability to lock in sought-after young talent for any significant length of time. […]

Read More...

Published on     Posted In: Law.com