Law Firms, Legal Culture, and Legal Practice
Emerald Group Publishing, 2010 - Law - 238 pages
Large law firms have become a dominant feature of the legal landscape in the USA and elsewhere. This volume examines the situation of large law firms.
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Corporate lawyers as committed to their clients
Past present future
The rise and demise of an American law firm
Assessing the effect of large law firm pro bono structure on pro bono commitment
Shifting paradigms of the roles perceptions and working conditions of legal secretaries in large law firms
Chapter 7 Racial and ethnic minority representation in large US law firms
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