Business of Law

04/2012-- GrayRobinson in Miami.

GrayRobinson's Revenue up 5 Percent to $148 Million

By Julie Kay |

The Florida law firm GrayRobinson pushes up revenue on growth in its corporate and real estate practices.

Joe Sirven

Firms Scramble to Find Corporate, Real Estate Associates

By Julie Kay |

Joe Sirven of Holland & Knight said a "perfect storm" has led to a shortage of midlevel associates for corporate and real estate groups.

Becker & Poliakoff Chief Criticized After Departures

By Julie Kay |

A host of veteran lawyers at Becker & Poliakoff--most in the community association practice group--have left in recent months, some citing morale issues and a focus away from their core practice group.

Jon Garon, new dean of Nova Southeastern Law School.

Why Nova and Other Law Schools are Stressing Business of Law

By Julie Kay |

More law schools are teaching the business of law to help graduates pursuing solo practices, including Nova Southeastern, which is launching its new class this semester.

Thomas J. Pate

Lawyer's Murder Underlines Dangers of Practicing in Venezuela

By Julie Kay |

The Miami legal community and members of the Venezuelan American Bar Assocation are reeling over the death of John Pate, the father of White & Case Miami associate who was murdered at his upscale Caracas home.

Wells Fargo Is Mining Video Game Secrets to Make a Better App

By Dakin Campbell |

Wells Fargo & Co., lagging behind its rivals in mobile-banking prowess, is turning to an unlikely source for advice: the video-game industry.

Morgan Stanley: This Is Your Chance to Buy Shares of Apple at a Discount

By Julie Verhage |

This year has been less than stellar for shares of Apple. The stock began 2015 around $111 and is currently trading near $115. Apple's woes deepened after analysts downgraded the stock. But Morgan Stanley says now's the time to buy.

Jp Morgan Chase

Meet the Fraternity Brothers Linked to the JPMorgan Hack

By Jordan Robertson and Michael Riley |

For Anthony Murgio and Josh Aaron college life was an education in making fast cash online. Federal prosecutors say the 31-year-olds have since used their skills unlawfully, including last summer's cyberattack on JPMorgan Chase, one of the largest bank hacks in U.S. history.

Greenspoon Marder Adds Criminal Practice

By Julie Kay |

In expansion mode, Fort Lauderdale-based Greenspoon Marder has launched a criminal practice area led by Miami attorney David Kubiliun.

At 789 Ft. the Four Seasons Hotel is the tallest building in Florida

Kenny Nachwalter is Moving to Brickell to Avoid, Get This, Traffic

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Litigation boutique Kenny Nachwalter is moving from downtown Miami in part to avoid traffic, its broker says.

McDermott Partners With Spanish Firm for Foray Into Cuba

By Nell Gluckman |

McDermott Will & Emery has become the latest Am Law 100 firm to target opportunities stemming from the renewal of U.S. diplomatic relations with Cuba, forging an alliance with Spanish firm Olleros Abogados to advise clients on Cuba-related matters from Madrid.

Lewis Murphy

Stroock Adds Partner from Squire Patton Boggs

By Julie Kay |

On an expansion tear in Miami, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan has added new litigation partner Lewis Murphy.

Greenberg Traurig

Greenberg Traurig Opening Berlin Office With 50 Lawyers

By Julie Kay |

Greenberg Traurig will open its 38th office and fourth in Europe this fall by taking over the Berlin office of London-based Olswang.

Tom Schmitt and Lauri Goldstein, formerly of Goldstein Schmitt & Associates in Stuart

Law Firm's Breakup is Getting Nasty With Claims of Theft and Mental Instability Between the Partners

By Samantha Joseph |

After a partner leaves his law firm, the former law partners turn on each other in a battle for up to 170 clients.

David Gersten

Another Bilzin Defection: David Gersten Heading to Gordon & Rees (Slideshow)

By Julie Kay |

Former Third District Court of Appeal Chief Judge David Gersten said he's leaving a day after top litigator Marty Steinberg jumped.

Marty L. Steinberg

What Marty Steinberg's Defection to Hogan Lovells Means for Bilzin

By Samantha Joseph |

Marty Steinberg is leaving Bilzin Sumberg to join Hogan Lovells, taking four attorneys and a massive slice of business with him.

Whole Foods at 200 SE 2nd St.

Power Lunch: Crowds Flock to Whole Foods' Casual Alternative [SLIDESHOW]

By Julie Kay |

Whole Foods gives thousands of workers a quicker and more affordable alternative to pricey steakhouses and sit-down restaurants.

America's New Bond Underwriters Have Arrived in Search of Alpha

By Lisa Abramowicz |

The business of underwriting bonds is being turned on its head in the U.S.

Need to Hit Friends Up for Cash? Well, There's an App for That

By Mae Anderson |

Person-to-person mobile payment services like PayPal-owned Venmo are catching on as a way to bypass searching for an ATM or splitting a bill on multiple cards when the dinner check comes. And they're particularly popular among millennials, a generation that seems to have their own way of doing everything.

Locke Lord Hires 2 Attorneys in Miami

By Julie Kay |

Dallas-based Locke Lord is hiring partners for its fledgling Miami office at 801 Brickell Ave.

New Jersey Law Firm Opens in Miami

By Julie Kay |

Bressler, Amery & Ross now has Florida offices in Miami and Fort Lauderdale.

Paul A. Calli

Carlton Fields' Paul Calli Opening Own Firm

By Julie Kay |

After seven years at Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, trial lawyer Paul Calli is leaving to open his own shop in downtown Miami with an associate.

What Dentons Gets From McKenna Merger After Departures

By Meredith Hobbs |

Skeptics accuse global megafirm Dentons of growing for growth's sake, especially after its January combination with a 4,000-lawyer Chinese firm, Dacheng. That move made Dentons the largest firm in the world with 6,500 lawyers.