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HEADLINES for JUNE 30, 2016
DICKSTEIN SHAPIRO IS NO MORE. What happened?
Here a couple quick facts:
- At 2010 a prominent DC firm they were over 400 attorneys & four offices.
- By February 2016, the remaining 100 attorneys in New York and DC offices were acquired by Philly-based Blank Rome.
- Any partner capital contributions were forfeited by former and current partners.
- The firm was 53 years old.
RECOMMENDED SUMMER READING for the History Reader
Character and Greatness of Winston Churchill: Hero in Time of Crisis by Stephen Mansfield
When heroic political leaders are in short supply.
1776 by David McCullough
An excellent account of the American Revolution.
Gates of Fire: An Epic Novel of the Battle of Thermopylae by Steven Pressfield
An amazing read of courage, annihilation and brotherhood.
A Backpack, a Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka: A Memoir by Lev Golinkin
Since we are in a refugee crisis, here’s a sober account of a refugee’s story.
Byzantium and Patrick: Son of Ireland by Stephen Lawhead
Two epic historical fiction novels for the adventurous.
The Habit of Labor: Lessons from a Life of Struggle and Success by Stef Wertheimer
A historical account of one’s journey to British Palestine, the making of a nation and a billion dollar company.
Lateral Moves: A Guide for Partners & Law Firms
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RESOURCES & TOOLS
*Updated & Revised* – JOB HUNTING SYSTEM
How to Get Your LinkedIn Profile on the First Page Search Results
*Updated & Revised* – Law Partner Departure Checklist
The Tale of Two Law Firm Mergers
Is Your Law Firm At-Risk Being Reactive?
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