Legal.io Newsletter - September 3, 2021

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Legal.io Newsletter - September 3, 2021

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Median Lawyer Salaries Reach All-Time High - Class of 2020 law graduates are experiencing a 2% decrease in employment rate, but salaries reached an all-time high of $75k. More here

BigLaw Post-Recession Hiring Practices are showing their inflexibility as client demands increase during the pandemic. AmLaw 200 firms are relaxing associate credentials. More here

BigLaw Looks to Secondary Markets - With economic decisions being paramount to growth, BigLaw has focused its attention on secondary markets such as Austin, Denver, and Nashville. More here

DLA Piper + JP Morgan lead Aumni Series B - the joint $50M investment round will help the investment analytics platform further its reach in providing data infrastructure for private capital markets. More here

DeepMind's AlphaFold2 has solved the 'protein-folding problem"; unlocking the protein sequence for nearly every natural sequence in the human body, creating novel questions about IP and drug patent laws. More here.

Onit Acquires Bodhala - The Houston-based enterprise workflow platform has announced its acquisition of the NYC legal spend analytics company to act as an independent subsidiary. More here.

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