Midsize Hot List: The National Law Journal spotlights 20 law firms led by forward-thinking attorneys who are guiding their organizations in new practice directions, amassing more business in mainstay practices and spreading into new regions.
Top law schools for jobs: During the past two years, the ABA has significantly increased the amount and detail of information it requires law schools to report about job placement. Karen Sloan digs in to the data.
D.C. Circuit acid test: Sri Srinivasan, President Obama's nominee for the D.C. Circuit, is known for having an engaging personality and easy style that has endeared him to his peers and U.S. Supreme Court justices alike. But Todd Ruger reports that Srinivasan will find himself on Capitol Hill this week in the political crossfire over D.C. Circuit nominees that stretches back for more than a decade.
High court waiting game: Tony Mauro reports on the growing frustration among lawyers over the use of paid line-sitters on the queue designated for members of the U.S. Supreme Court bar.