Miriam Rozen

Law Firms, Staff Wait for Answers on Employee Overtime Rules

Miriam Rozen

By this time next month, law firm staff and other U.S. workers may know whether the Trump administration wants them paid overtime pay for overtime hours, even if they haven't qualified previously.

In New Podcast, a Bracewell Lobbyist Reports from the Swamp

Miriam Rozen

"It's been a hell of a week," Josh Zive, a lobbyist and senior principal in the Washington, D.C., office of Bracewell, told his podcast audience last week.

How Much Do Clients Care About Law Firm Layoffs?

Miriam Rozen

"A smart firm would be reaching out to their clients and getting ahead of the story," said one former GC.

As Clients Press for Discounts, Are Firms Too Quick to Show Their Cards?

Miriam Rozen

Are some law firms making a mistake by handing clients their billable hour data despite working for flat or fixed fees?

Ex-Prosecutors at Big Firms Weigh Costs of Speaking Out on Trump

Miriam Rozen

Did the president expose himself to obstruction of justice charges in the unfolding scandal involving James Comey? If anyone has an opinion on that burning question, it's the country's pool of former federal prosecutors. But not all of them are willing to share it.

Law Firms Take Notice as Salary Gag Rules Loom

Miriam Rozen

A look at how wage history laws brewing in Texas and recently passed in NYC and Philly will and (mostly) won't affect big law firms in those places.

As Obama's US Attorneys Find Homes, Advice from a Veteran

Miriam Rozen

Wondering how all those federal prosecutors entering private practice are coping with the transition to private practice? Ask Thompson & Knight's Richard Roper.

America's Richest County Has 800 People—and One Lawyer

Miriam Rozen

Kimberly Kay Krieder-Dusek does a little bit of everything in McMullen County, Texas.

Uber Takes to the Air, and Lawyers Take Notice

Miriam Rozen

Three years ago the legal issues surrounding drones had law firms creating new practice groups. Now some lawyers are seeing glimmers of a future when VTOLs—vertical takeoff and landing aircraft—may be both a transport option and a business opportunity for their firms.

Why Wind Power's Prospects Are Bright

Miriam Rozen

Diana Liebmann, a partner in Haynes and Boone, has developed the firm's electrical power legal practice from scratch and knows that the Lone Star State ranks at the top of the nation for production of wind energy.

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