Law: Playing Boswell to the Bar

Three new papers promise scoops and shoptalk for lawyers

Partners at one New York City law firm earn an average of more than $350,000 a year. Prominent attorneys in Atlanta are under federal investigation. Lawyer-agents drum up business at the Senior Bowl. Defections from a Chicago firm, a partner purge in New York. And how much will Bakke's lawyer be paid anyway?

When lawyers go to heaven, and a few presumably do, these are no doubt the kinds of matters they discuss over lunch. Now heaven can wait. The American Lawyer, which served up the...

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