New partners: Research editor Jeanne Graham crunches the numbers on the new partner class of 2011. She talks with Baker Botts partner Shalla Prichard (pictured), about making a decision her friends feared but her firm supported.
Defamation and disparagement suit: A bankruptcy lawyer obtains a temporary injunction against a former client's websites. The client has filed a counterclaim. Reporter Angela Morris looks at the fight over the nature of a watch.
What was the deal? A firm wins a default judgment in a dispute over legal networking events. Reporter Angela Morris talks with Michael Smith (pictured), who represents his firm.
Up or down?: The bad economy should mean more bankruptcy filings, shouldn't it? Senior reporter Brenda Sapino Jeffreys get the numbers and talks to lawyers in the trenches.
Leaving the third branch: Senior reporter John Council sits down with now-retired U.S. District Judge David Folsom about life after hanging up the robe. BONUS: Watch the interview.
Litigator of the week: Reporter Miriam Rozen talks with a lawyer who used a "belt and suspenders" approach to beat the Federal Trade Commission.
Construction law: Daniel R. Smith provides a guide to the new lien waivers.
Junior J.D.: F. Daniel Knight coaches new lawyers on how "The Art of War" can help them succeed in depositions.