Law360's Year In Review: Layoffs, Mergers & Mayhem

By Andrew Strickler (December 17, 2013, 7:12 PM EST) -- There was no shortage of juicy legal industry news this year, with big moves in the merger market and among lateral partners looking for greener pastures, plus a few old-fashioned scandals. Here's a breakdown of the firms at the center of some of the biggest stories from the last 12 months.

The Year in Scandals

1. The Chevron Morass

A seemingly bottomless well of acrimony helped keep Chevron Corp. v. Donziger et al. in the headlines this year. Attorney Steven Donziger said on the stand that he had "no apologies" about his conduct in helping win a $9.5 billion Ecuadorean pollution...

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