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FirstEnergy Bribery Suit Judge Slams Effort to Settle Elsewhere

A FirstEnergy Corp. stockholder’s suit claiming that former executives were involved in a bribery scheme that eventually cost the company a huge fine and hurt its stock value will remain active in one federal court in Ohio after a judge there criticized a settlement pending on nearly identical claims in another federal court in the state.

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The World’s Largest Law Firm Thinks You’ve Got It All Wrong

Kirkland & Ellis chairman Jon Ballis holds a trump card in the legal industry’s desperate battle for talent: he can pay more than just about anybody else. Some partners at the world’s largest law firm earn more than $20 million a year, according to a former shareholder.

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Big Law's Big Paychecks: Partner Compensation, Explained

Law firm partners in Big Law earn a lot of money, but just how much they make can vary widely. Whether it's equity or non-equity or merit versus lockstep, this video explains what goes into determining the size of those paychecks at elite law firms.

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