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AmLaw 100 Preview – The Top Ten

Drum roll please…. ALM (formerly American Lawyer Media) will soon release the AmLaw top law firm ratings for 2004. Read on for a preview.  Five Am Law 200 firms posted gross revenue in excess of $1 billion in 2004, the largest number ever. The preview of the top 10 firms is

Legal Technology Links

I am often surprised that I have never found a web site with a comprehensive set of links to legal technology resources. I have taken a very small step in this direction.  Over the weekend, I updated my “Useful Links” page and organized into Publications, Conferences,

Large Law Firm Blogs – Another Goes Live

I have previously written about the relative scarcity of large law firms blog. This week, another large law firm has launched a blog.  The Antitrust Review Blog by Sheppard Mullin covers, as the name suggests, antitrust developments. The blog is attractively designed and the entr

Thomson Acquires Hildebrandt

The legal market is consolidating yet again. Well-known consulting company Hildebrandt is now part of the Thomson organization.  According the Hildebrandt press release, “Combined, Hildebrandt International and Thomson bring unrivaled industry insight, client knowledge and

Harvard Law Seeks New CIO

Harvard Law School is searching for a new CIO. Will a premier law school have an impact on legal technology?  I think not; the academy seems disconnected from the real world in my experience. One of the qualifications listed in the job description: “Very strongly preferred:

LexisNexis Acquires Interface

Spotted on Rick Klau’s blog, another major acquisition in the legal market.  LexisNexis has announced it is acquiring Interface Software, Inc., makers of Interaction software, a client relationship management system (CRM) widely used by large law firms. Over the last few ye