Law firm health care claims were projected to rise to pre-pandemic levels in 2021, on the assumption that employees would resume elective procedures and more routine behavior as COVID-19 faded. Nine months into the year, health care costs have picked up, but much remains unclear for the rest of the year and into 2022.
In this week's episode, Law.com business of law reporter Dylan Jackson talks to Yvette Ostolaza, the chair-elect of Sidley Austin's management committee, and Larry Barden, the firm's outgoing chair, about the firm's approach to cultivating a new generation of leadership.
Lawyers who have tried it say subscription-based pricing may not work for every practice area, but in spots where there are repeatable processes, it could provide exactly what clients are clamoring for.
Sozi Tulante secured a precedent-setting victory for B.C., an asylum-seeker from Cameroon, in an immigration appeal centering on B.C.'s primary language, Pidgin English, and the need for an interpreter.
"Normally you think of law firms contributing to diversity and inclusion through their legal talent—and we do that—but this initiative involves using our economic resources," said Wilmer co-managing partner Robert Novick.