Author: Kathryn Rubino

Associate Salaries At Simpson Thacher Sure Have Come A Long Way

How much was the starting salary for associates at Simpson, Thacher & Barnum, a predecessor firm of Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett, when it opened in 1884? Hint: Early firm representations…
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Biglaw Jobs Are Not Spread Out Equally Among Law Schools

According to data collected by Law School Transparency, what percentage of jobs at large law firms (as defined by NALP) were given to students at Top 20 law schools for…
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The Fragility Of Ruth Bader Ginsburg — See Also

Two Days After Democrats Lost The Senate, RBG Is Hospitalized: Yes, this is god laughing at you for celebrating the House win. Law School Cares About Fame More Than If…
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Some Non-Election News To Distract You — See Also

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Biglaw PACs Sure Have Been Active Leading Up To The Midterms

How much money did law firm PACs contribute to individual federal candidates and party committees, of both parties, for the 2018 midterm elections? Hint: The firm PACs that gave the…
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Which Would You Rather: Pitch In The Big League Or Become A Biglaw Partner?

The name partner of what Biglaw firm declined a contract to pitch for the Philadelphia Athletics (the team later moved to Oakland)? Hint: In addition to being a prominent lawyer,…
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The Scariest Biglaw Firm — See Also

Fun With Halloween Puns: As if Biglaw needed to be scarier. Dying Law School: Another law school closes its doors. Come For The Legally Haunted House: Stay for the celebrity…
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The Best Supreme Court Justice Of All — See Also

Make New Plans To Spread Grandma's Ashes: Disney World is apparently off the table. New Series Explores Life After Wrongful Conviction: Check it out. Who Has The Best Appellate Practice?…
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This Law School Really Understands How To Get Graduates To Pass The Bar Exam

For the 5th year in a row, which law school has the highest bar exam passage rate for first-time test takers for the July sitting in the state of Georgia?…
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