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Wake Up Call: Latham’s First-Half Associate Hires Soar

In today’s column, with deal volume booming on both sides of the Atlantic, the associate talent wars have reached London; a new Diversity Lab program takes aim at “inherent biases” in the way law firms assign work; a litigation boutique’s salary hike for associates is far above the Davis Polk standard but its overall compensation is still sub-market, a report says.

Changing Mask Guidance Confuses Employers and Workers on Safety

Liisa Luick worked through the height of the Covid-19 pandemic lock down as a sales associate in the men’s department at the Macy’s department store in Lynnwood, Wash. Throughout that time she’s routinely masked-up even after face coverings became optional there.

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Tech Legal Leaders Veer From Morgan Stanley Return-to-Work Order

The top lawyers at Adobe Inc., Dell Inc., and Qualcomm Inc. said they don’t mind where their outside lawyers work, days after Morgan Stanley’s chief legal officer told law firms to get back to the office if they value the Wall Street giant’s business.

‘I’m Not a Cat’ Takeaways: 5 Virtual Court Tips from Judges

In the wake of lawyer cat, judges from across the country share advice lawyers must know to ace their virtual court appearances.

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