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Legal.io Newsletter - June 10, 2022

Published weekly on Friday, the Legal.io Newsletter covers the latest in legal, talent & tech.

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Legal.io Newsletter - June 10, 2022

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The Case for BigLaw Pay Transparency Laws -  With the news that David Boies is seeking $1950/hr. in the privacy litigation motion against Google, pay disparities in BigLaw have widened with bonuses and promotions. State and city laws are aiming to push for transparency in compensation. More here.

Ranesh Ramanathan Discusses LGBTQ+ Life in the Legal Industry - The Kirkland & Ellis Boston partner describes how he lives his life as a proud LGBTQ+ attorney from the start of his career 25 years ago to now. More here.   

Great Resignation Ramped Up in April - According to a report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, some 4.4M Americans quit or changed jobs in April of this year as demand for workers remained near record highs (11.4M job openings in April). More here

Uptime Legal Systems Acquires Flywhere Technology - Flywhere will join Uptime Legal and become part of the Uptime Practice line of business. This is the Eden Prairie, MN-based Uptime Legal's third acquisition. No financial terms of the deal were disclosed. More here

Major Companies Are Outsourcing Legal - More legal departments are looking to outside talent to bolster their ranks and grow their business than ever before. In a Wolters Kluwer survey of 100 legal executives, 93% of legal or compliance departments have outsourced work in the last three years. AboveTheLaw explores why here

Law Society of Ontario - The LSO is suing NCA Exam over leaked bar exam questions. This lawsuit is part of an ongoing investigation following the discovery of a potential leak of the online barrister and solicitor examinations. More here

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