On The Merits

On The Merits brings you the biggest stories of the week from Bloomberg Law and Bloomberg Government, coupled with smart interviews and analysis on a variety of legal and government topics. You’ll hear voices and perspectives from across the industry, including reporters, editors, attorneys, legal scholars, and government officials. Host: David Schultz.

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Why Women Leave Big Law to Start Their Own Firm...
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Why Women Leave Big Law to Start Their Own Firm...
Why are so many women lawyers choosing to leave Big Law?
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Big Law Banker ‘Pleasantly Surprised’ By Law Fi...
There’s some good news if you’re an equity partne…
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Judge Scheindlin on ‘Gender Disparity’ and Imba...
Women represent private parties in civil litigati…
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How Marc Kasowitz’s Law Firm Does Business
Kasowitz Benson Torres has been representing Dona…
26 min
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Not All Law Firms ‘Are Going to Make it’ Says M...
Leaders from Venable, Latham & Watkins, Morgan St…
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Judge Rakoff: “Fierce” Competition Has Changed ...
U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff thinks increased c…
49 min
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Hogan Lovells’ CEO & Akin Gump’s Chair Intervie...
For the latest episode of the Big Law Business po…
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Inside Jones Day: Cleveland, 1893 to Donald Trump
Jones Day's connection to Donald Trump has landed…
32 min
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Journalist Who Broke Akin Gump Partner Arrest S...
It’s not often that lawyers from Big Law firms ar…
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Norton Rose Fulbright and Chadbourne & Parke: M...
Is another megafirm about to get even bigger? Ye…
12 min
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Death Row & Billable Hours: Balancing Pro Bono ...
Alfred Dewayne Brown was sent to death row in 200…
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Arnold & Porter and Kaye Scholer to Merge After...
Arnold & Porter and Kaye Scholer, after months of…
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Supreme Court Advocates Verrilli & Clement Join...
Former United States Solicitors General Paul Clem…
32 min
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Gibson Dunn: The Firm You Call When You're In T...
It’s cliche to say, in today’s legal market, that…
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Brexit's Toll on the Business of Law
Jeremy Hodges, of Bloomberg News, joins Casey Sul…
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The Great Associate Salary Raises of 2016
2007. George W. Bush was President, Steve Jobs an…
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Aric Press on Legal Journalism, Law Firm Rankin...
The former editor-in-chief of The American Lawyer…
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Peter Lattman: The Exit Interview
Peter Lattman, formerly of The New York Times, jo…
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K&L Gates and ‘The Shark Tank of Law Firms’
The American Lawyer’s Julie Triedman joins Josh B…
26 min
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Was Scalia Too Good for Big Law?
Josh Block and Casey Sullivan discuss deferred pr…
22 min
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When 22 Big Law Partners Head for the Exit Toge...
Josh Block and Casey Sullivan discuss the impendi…
21 min
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Does Big Law Have an Old Girl Network?
Josh Block and Casey Sullivan discuss the recent …
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The Biggest Business of Law Stories of 2015
In this teaser episode of the Big Law Business po…
15 min