Legal.io Newsletter - June 18, 2021

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Legal.io Newsletter - June 18, 2021

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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, Cravath and Milbank all followed Davis Polk, raising associate starting salaries to $205k / year. More here

Hiring War - Companies and law firms currently face a hyper-competitive market for legal talent, rapidly increasing their hiring pace. More here.

EY Unveils Entity Management Platform as the Big Four firm expands its legal services offerings. More here

Virginia Signs Data Protection Law - The latest state to enact data protection legislation has approved the Consumer Data Protection Act (CDPA) which will take effect in January of 2023. More here

Lexion Raises $11M - the Seattle-based CLM startup has raised it's Series A led by Khosla Ventures (with Madrona Venture Group and Wilson Sonsini). More here

Law School Over-enrollment  - The pandemic-related rise in law school applicants is proving to be a challenge for law schools, with many having to incentivize deferrals for incoming and waitlisted students. More here.

In recognition of PRIDE month, Legal.io presents a free film screening of CURED - a documentary that tells the story of the activists who brought about a pivotal but little-known victory in the movement for LGBTQ equality: the American Psychiatric Association’s 1973 decision to remove homosexuality from its manual of mental illnesses. 

Click here to register and watch the trailer.

 

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