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1.

What Courses Should Law Students Take? Harvard's Largest Employers Weigh In

HLS Program on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2014-12, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 14-20
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School and Harvard University - Law School - Faculty
Downloads 6,103
2.

The Economic Value of a Law Degree

HLS Program on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2013-6
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 14 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2014
Working Paper Series
USC Gould School of Law and Rutgers Business School Newark and New Brunswick

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Downloads 4,146
3.

What Happened to the Class of 2010? Empirical Evidence of Structural Change in the Legal Profession

Michigan State Law Review, p. 1043, 2015, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 290, HLS Center on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2015-3
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 13 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 2,967
4.

India's Grand Advocates: A Legal Elite Flourishing in the Era of Globalization

International Journal of the Legal Profession, Vol. 20, No. 3 (2013), HLS Program on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2013-5, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1240
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison and Yale Law School
Downloads 1,667
5.

Randomized Evaluation in Legal Assistance: What Difference Does Representation (Offer and Actual Use) Make?

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 121, 2011
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 14 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession and Harvard University - Department of Statistics
Downloads 1,659
6.

Is it Time for a New Legal Realism?

Wisconsin Law Review, Vol. 2005, No. 2, pp. 335-363, 2005, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1015
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 May 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Wisconsin Law School, University of California-Irvine, University of Wisconsin Law School, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Georgetown University Law Center and Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession
Downloads 1,233
7.

When Lawyers Don't Get All the Profits: Non-Lawyer Ownership, Access, and Professionalism

29 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, 1, 1 (2016), HLS Program on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2014-20
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 27 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Yale Law School
Downloads 1,063
8.

Timing Law School

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies (2017), HLS Center on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2015-4, AccessLex Institute Research Paper No. 17-04
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Rutgers Business School Newark and New Brunswick and USC Gould School of Law

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Downloads 764
9.

The Impact of Globalization and Cross-Border Mergers & Acquisitions on the Legal Profession in India

HLS Program on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2013-3
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 746
10.

The Limits of Unbundled Legal Assistance: A Randomized Study in a Massachusetts District Court and Prospects for the Future

Harvard Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 24 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession, Harvard University - Department of Statistics and Harvard University - Department of Statistics
Downloads 723
11.

From Hyderabad to Harvard: How U.S. Law Schools Make Clerking on India's Supreme Court Worthwhile

HLS Program on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2014-15
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Mar 2014
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School
Downloads 694
12.

Towards a New Law and Development: New State Activism in Brazil and the Challenge for Legal Institutions

Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1207
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Sep 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Wisconsin Law School, University of Sao Paulo - Faculty of Law and São Paulo Law School of Fundação Getulio Vargas FGV DIREITO SP
Downloads 683
13.

The Outpost Office: How International Law Firms Approach the China Market

Law and Social Inquiry, Forthcoming, HLS Center on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2015-2
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Jurisprudence & Social Policy and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 645
14.

The Decline of the Lawyer Politician

65(4) Buffalo Law Review 657 (2017) , HLS Center on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2015-10
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 02 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2017
Working Paper Series
Yale Law School
Downloads 597
15.

Precarious Professionalism -- Some Empirical and Behavioural Perspectives on Lawyers

HLS Program on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2014-17
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Centre for Ethics and Law, Faculty of Laws, UCL London
Downloads 538
16.

Notes from the Field: How India's Corporate Law Firms are Influencing Her Legal, Policy and Regulatory Frameworks

HLS Program on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2014-19
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2014
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession
Downloads 469
17.

From 'Separate is Inherently Unequal' to 'Diversity is Good for Business': The Rise of Market-Based Diversity Arguments and the Fate of the Black Corporate Bar

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 117, No. 5, March 2004
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 21 Jul 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession
Downloads 404
18.

Hiring Teams, Firms and Lawyers: Evidence of the Evolving Relationships in the Corporate Legal Market

Law and Social Inquiry, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 06 May 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, University of Miami - School of Law, Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession and Harvard Law School

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Downloads 396
19.

Hiring Teams from Rivals: Theory and Evidence on the Evolving Relationships in the Corporate Legal Market

CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 03 Aug 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Miami - School of Law, Harvard Law School, Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession and Harvard Law School

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Downloads 386
20.

Incomplete Innovation and the Premature Disruption of Legal Services

Michigan State Law Review, Forthcoming, HLS Center on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2015-11, Seton Hall Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 14 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Seton Hall University School of Law
Downloads 382
21.

Team of Rivals? Toward a New Model of the Corporate Attorney/Client Relationship

CURRENT LEGAL PROBLEMS SERIES, Oxford University Press
Number of pages: 102 Posted: 03 Dec 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession
Downloads 353
22.

Responding to the Market: The Impact of the Rise of Corporate Law Firms on Elite Legal Education in India

HLS Program on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2014-11
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Feb 2014
Working Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and Yale Law School
Downloads 344
23.

Difference Blindness vs. Bias Awareness: Why Law Firms with the Best of Intentions Have Failed to Create Diverse Partnerships

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 83, No. 2407, 2015, U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-08, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2591478, HLS Center on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2015-7
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 07 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 23 May 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Fordham University School of Law, University of Denver Sturm College of Law and Stanford University - Department of Sociology
Downloads 343
24.

Making Global Lawyers: Legal Practice, Legal Education, and the Paradox of Professional Distinctiveness

HLS Center on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2014-26
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 19 Nov 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession
Downloads 298
25.

The Collaboration Imperative for Today's Law Firms: Leading High-Performance Teamwork for Maximum Benefit

HLS Center on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2014-23
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 282
26.

Globalization, Lawyers, and India: Toward a Theoretical Synthesis of Globalization Studies and the Sociology of the Legal Profession

International Journal of the Legal Profession, Forthcoming, Harvard Public Law Working Paper
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 May 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession and Harvard Law School
Downloads 279
27.

Book Review - Cause Lawyering for People with Disabilities

Harvard Law Review, Forthcoming, Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2010-10, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 10-27, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-48
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 31 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School, Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession and Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Downloads 260
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Institutional Bridging: How Large Law Firms Engage in Globalization

Boston College Law Review, Vol. 54, No. 1, 2013, HLS Program on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2014-9
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 28 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Griffith University Law School
Downloads 257
29.

A Taxonomy of Lawyer Regulation: How Contrasting Theories of Regulation Explain the Divergent Regulatory Regimes in Australia, England/Wales, and North America

16:2 Legal Ethics 258 (2013) (published 2014), Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2396041, HLS Program on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2014-16
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Windsor Faculty of Law, Fordham University School of Law and University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 244
30.

Pro Bono and Corporate Legal Sector in India

HLS Program on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2013-4
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 23 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
Independent
Downloads 238
31.

The Legal Profession as a Social Process: A Theory on Lawyers and Globalization

Law and Social Inquiry, Vol. 38, No. 3, 2013, HLS Program on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2014-10
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Jan 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Toronto
Downloads 238
32.

The Rise of the Corporate Legal Elite in the BRICS: Implications for Global Governance

Volume LIV Boston College Law Review 1149 (Symposium Issue June 2013), HLS Program on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2013-7
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession and Harvard Law School
Downloads 237
33.

A Systematic Response to Systemic Disadvantage: A Response to Sander

Stanford Law Review, June 2005
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 04 May 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession
Downloads 236
34.

Reforming Legal Education in Brazil: From the Ceped Experiment to the Law Schools at the Getulio Vargas Foundation

Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1180
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 09 Dec 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Wisconsin Law School
Downloads 202
35.

Disability Cause Lawyers

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 53, 2011, Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2011-26, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 11-17
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Loyola Law School Los Angeles, Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School and Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession
Downloads 200
36.

Doing Well By Doing Good? The Role of Public Service in the Careers of Black Corporate Lawyers

Houston Law Review, Vol. 41, No. 1, April 2004
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 07 May 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession
Downloads 200
37.

The Global Contest for Legal Education

The Calling of Law, Ashgate, Forthcoming 2014, U. of Westminster School of Law Research Paper No. 14-01, HLS Program on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2014-21
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Griffith University Law School

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Downloads 197
38.

The Making of Legal Elites and the IDIA of Justice

HLS Program on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2014-18
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 May 2014
Working Paper Series
National Law School of India University, National Law School of India University, West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences and The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences
Downloads 191
39.

Transformations in Health Law Practice: The Intersections of Changes in Healthcare and Legal Workplaces

Indiana Health Law Review 2014, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1265, HLS Center on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2014-24
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Wisconsin Law School, JD, MPH, Health Attorney, Madison, WI and New York University School of Law
Downloads 188
40.

Law School Training for Licensed 'Legal Technicians'? Implications for the Consumer Market

South Carolina Law Review, Vol. 65, No. 3, 2014, HLS Program on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2014-22
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of South Carolina - School of Law
Downloads 183
41.

The Jewish Law Firm: Past and Present

Jews in the Legal Profession, 65-124, Marc Galanter, et al eds., New Orleans: Quid Pro Press, 2014, U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-32, HLS Center on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2015-9
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 17 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Downloads 175
42.

The New Social Engineers in the Age of Obama: Black Corporate Lawyers and the Making of the First Black President

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 11-12
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 27 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession
Downloads 175
43.

The Women and Men of Harvard Law School: The Preliminary Results from the HLS Career Study

HLS Center on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2015-6
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 23 May 2015
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession, Harvard Law School - Center on the Legal Profession and University of Toronto
Downloads 166
44.

Rethinking the Public-Private Distinction in Legal Ethics: The Case of ‘Substitute’ Attorneys General

Michigan State Law Review, Vol. 2010, p. 423, 2010, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 11-11
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 23 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession
Downloads 160
45.

Negotiating Out of Holdouts in Land Aggregation in India: Small Town Lawyers, Contingent Contracts, Social Norms, and Auctions

HLS Program on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2013-1
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 156
46.

Mapping the Ecology of China's Corporate Legal Sector: Globalization and its Impact on Lawyers and Society

HLS Center on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2016-1, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1391
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Toronto, University of Wisconsin Law School and Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession
Downloads 146
47.

Festina Lente or Disguised Protectionism?: Monopoly and Competition in the Indian Legal Profession

HLS Program on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2014-8
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 25 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2014
Working Paper Series
India University - National Law School
Downloads 142
48.

The Integration of Law into Global Business Solutions: The Rise, Transformation, and Potential Future of the Big Four Accountancy Networks in the Global Legal Services Market

Law and Social Inquiry, 2017, HLS Center on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2017-2
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 04 Aug 2017
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession and ESADE Law School, Ramon Llull University
Downloads 137
49.

The Anatomy of Legal Recruitment in India: Tracing the Tracks of Globalization

HLS Center on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2014-25
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 12 Nov 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), University of Michigan Law School and White and Case
Downloads 127
50.

If You Can't Join 'Em Beat 'Em! The Rise and Fall of the Black Corporate Law Firm

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 60, p. 1733, 2008, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 13-13
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 27 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession
Downloads 126