North America

ROBOTICS

Legal reality imitates legal art

Inspired by "Suits" legal TV series, Donna secures $2.5 million in seed funding to replace the robot within the lawyer.

MERGER

Combo spikes interest

Drawing on Golden Spike history Dentons US, Bingham Greenebaum and Cohen & Grigsby on track to be "first truly national US law firm."

EXPANSION

Baker Botts bolsters practice

Firm welcomes nine-partner environmental, white collar and crisis response team to four offices to further strengthening practices.

WELLNESS

Meditation for lawyers

Responding to the stress of practicing law, 35-year attorney creates comprehensive meditation app targeted to the legal profession.

LAW FIRM M&A

US law firm combos explode

Record-shattering quarter for US law firm combinations as 38 deals announced in third quarter.

EXPANSION

JAMS in double celebration

ADR provider celebrates expansion of Century City resolution center hub, and JAMS Foundation welcomes twelve global fellows.

CORPORATE CRIME

US corporate crime yields $100 billion

Report on bipartisan corporate crime-fighting by US states has yielded over $100 billion in company payouts, with bankers topping the list.