Kathryn Rubino, Above the Law

Kathryn Rubino

Above the Law

New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Kathryn:

Law School Professors Get Their Moment In The Spotlight — See Also

Stanford Law's Pam Karlan Got Dragged: But probably shouldn't have been. And It Was Misogynistic: Because, of course it was. People Are Calling For The Removal Of George Washington Law's Jonathan Turley: For "defending the indefensible." The Best Of Biglaw: In client service. The Most ATL Story Of Them All: "Eat a bowl of dicks." → Read More

So… Do You Really Have To Pass The Bar Exam?

According to data collected by NALP, what percentage of the Class of 2018 were employed 10 months after graduation in jobs that require bar exam passage? Hint: 89.4 of the class were in full-time jobs, but not all of them require an Esq. after your name. See the answer on the next page. → Read More

The Best Biglaw Firms — According To General Counsel

Woo! More rankings! → Read More

The Hip-Hop Rapping Neal Katyal — See Also

Former Solicitor General/Biglaw Partner Neal Katyal Is Taking Rap Lessons From Lin-Manuel Miranda: This is real and it is fabulous. Partners Are Responsible For Bringing Work To The Firm: Or at least they should be. Deutsche Bank And Donald Trump: Still making trouble for the lawyers involved. → Read More

Bonus Announcement That Is Sure To Delight!

Really, who doesn't like money? → Read More

Another Biglaw Firm Flocks To Match Industry Bonus Rates

Remember, we need your help to stay on top of all the bonus news that's fit to print (or post on the internet). → Read More

There’s A Lot Of Anger Directed At These Biglaw Firms — See Also

These Biglaw Firms Paid For A Brett Kavanaugh Event: People are pissed. More Bonus News: It happened before Thanksgiving but it's news to us! The SCOTUS Abortion Battle Heats Up: From the Biglaw amicus brief. MoFo Mommy Track Lawsuit Settles: For some of the plaintiffs. Dramatic New Twist: In Dershowitz defamation case. → Read More

Law School Employment Rates Are The Best Since 2008 Recession

Employment rates have a pretty pre-recession shine to them. → Read More

Partial Settlement In MoFo ‘Mommy Track’ Lawsuit

The lawsuit lives on -- at least for the moment -- with two plaintiffs. → Read More

Biglaw Firms Learn The Hard Way: If You Don’t Want Controversy Don’t Pay For A Brett Kavanaugh Event

Kirkland, Sullivan & Cromwell, Gibson Dunn among others called out in new ad campaign. → Read More

That’s A Lotta Law School Love For One City

How many ABA-approved law schools are located in New York City? Hint: There are fewer law schools in the rest of New York State than in the city. See the answer on the next page. → Read More

Law School Professor Alleges Discrimination, Says She Was Reprimanded For Not Smiling

She alleges gender and age discrimination as well as violations of the Americans With Disabilities Act and Family Medical Leave Act. → Read More

Lawyers Ruin Everything, Even Your Thanksgiving Menu

Have a happy holiday! → Read More

Oof! The Latest LSAT Administration Was A Nightmare

It was the Fyre Festival of standardized testing. → Read More

Biglaw Firm Really Killing It In Immigration Law

According to the U.S. News & World Report 2020 law firm rankings, which firm was named “Law Firm of the Year” in Immigration Law? Hint: The Am Law 100 firm was founded in 1951 in New York. See the answer on the next page. → Read More

Biglaw Firm In The Midst Of Massive Partner Defections

Almost 100 partners left the firm this year. → Read More

Managing Partner Fired After Molestation Guilty Plea

It all started as a night out with clients. → Read More

Think You’re Going To Take The November LSAT? Not So Fast…

Some students were left without a testing location. → Read More

Biglaw Bonus Announcement Is Just The Thing To Brighten Your Day

Yay money! → Read More

This Law School Has A Pretty Diverse Faculty

According to the Princeton Review’s 2020 law school rankings, which law school has the most diverse faculty? Hint: The ranking is based upon institutional demographic data as well as on law student ratings of their perception of diversity among the law faculty. See the answer on the next page. → Read More