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Founded in 1987, Mestel & Company is a leader in legal search and recruitment consulting with a prominent legacy and a forward-looking vision.  Our dedication to honesty, candor, and integrity sets us apart from our competitors.  Our deep experience, track record, and professional network are unparalleled.  We excel in the advancement of careers for individual associates, of counsel, partners, in-house counsel as well as facilitate the movement of groups and complex law firm mergers.

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California Superior Court rejects challenge to 'aid-in-dying' law

[JURIST] The California Superior Court [official website] on Friday rejected a challenge [applicatioRead more

Federal appeals court refuses to reconsider Wisconsin voter ID law

The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit [official website] on Friday denied [text, PDF] an eRead more

Illinois Supreme Court blocks redistricting proposal from ballot

The Illinois Supreme Court concluded [opinion] on Thursday that placing a redistricting proposal onRead more

Federal judge blocks enforcement of North Carolina 'bathroom bill'

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Big Law Resists the Assault on Democracy

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Federal appeals court finds ban on 'issue ads' unconstitutional

The US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit [official website] has struck down [opinion, PDF] a baRead more

Littler Picks Up Polsinelli Vice Chair in Kansas City

Anthony Romano, a longtime partner at Polsinelli and vice chair of the firm?s labor and employment gRead more

Ohio top court rules prior juvenile charges cannot be used to increase sentences

The Ohio Supreme Court [official website]ruled [opinion, PDF] Thursday that courts cannot use priorRead more

Softer Demand, Rising Salaries May Lead to Layoffs, Analyst Warns

A Wells Fargo Private Bank survey on the first half of 2016 reveals softening demand and increasingRead more

DOJ sues Georgia for segregating students with disabilities

The Department of Justice (DOJ) filed suit [complaint] against Georgia on Tuesday alleging that theRead more

Federal regulations on transgender patients challenged

Several state and religiously affiliated organizations filed suit [complaint, PDF] in federal courtRead more

Feel the Berne: Century-Old Ulmer Ushers in Fourth Leader

Cleveland-based Ulmer & Berne, founded in 1908, has announced that Scott Kadish will become itsRead more

Scammers Choose Sidley in Latest Law Firm Phishing Scheme

Sidley Austin is the latest big legal name to be invoked by scammers posing as a major law firm.Read more

Federal appeals court upholds Ohio early voting cuts

The US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit [official website] on Tuesday upheld [opinion, PDF] cuRead more

Travel Survival Tips From Global Law Firm Leaders

When you spend half your time in the air, the planning you do on the ground makes all the differenceRead more

Federal judge temporarily blocks transgender bathroom access guidelines

A judge for the US District Court for the Northern District of Texas [official website] on Sunday teRead more

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