Kathryn Rubino is a member of the editorial staff at Above the Law. She has a degree in journalism from NYU and a J.D. from Columbia Law School. Prior to working at Above the Law, Kathryn was a litigator in several Biglaw firms.
Biglaw, law school, and firing squads all in one show.
As it turns out, there are a lot of better ideas out there.
Could this be the beginning of a mass exodus?
Sometimes, you just need to protect your IP better.
Someone screwed up bigly.
Time flies when you're surveying the apocalypse.
Courts, law firms, and bar exams, oh my!
Donald Trump is making a big mistake with Amy Coney Barrett.
A conversation with Neal Katyal about the late justice.
Firms are signaling their strength in a COVID impacted economy.
Despite Trump's urgings, you'd be risking possible felonies.
Taking stock of the law after a week of consistent violations.
Online exams have a bathroom break problem.
Although this COVID party did stop.
The NCBE has had it with those pesky critics.
The industry may finally be getting back on track.
Multiple states are going forward with the test this week. Good luck to everyone.
The Supreme Court year is finally over.
Revisiting the St. Louis AR-15 Couple.
Last week provided a cavalcade of news stories.
Two big opinions take surprising turns.
There are some very ill-informed things being said about this case... mostly by the DOJ.
The George Floyd killing is inspiring law firms to reconsider their policies, while bar exams ask applicants to sign liability waivers.
Everything appears to be unraveling apace.
A lot has changed since the middle of March.
Sometimes bending a curve is the hardest thing to do.
Dealing with thousands of documents presents a lot of challenges.
Reviewing the fate of Kirkland's non-equity partners confirms their middle ground is no paradise.
Biglaw firms seem like they have a license to print money... until they don't.
Technology is revolutionizing discovery -- young lawyers need to find a new way to learn the process.
It was a good week for legal eagles on the airwaves.
The week where Biglaw lunchroom policy got wrapped up in ongoing litigation threats.
The Mansfield Rule is a laudable initiative, but not nearly enough.
A quick hit recap of the top stories in law.
Joe and Kathryn come back with another edition of legal topics: Alan Dershowitz, Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court clerk hiring, and many more.
Elie remains missing in action (crying about Game of Thrones) so Joe and Kathryn are left to do another ESPN inspired legal podcast
Joe Patrice and Kathryn Rubino offer a PTI-inspired roundup of the week's legal news items in short, two-minute bursts.
Kathryn Rubino joins Joe to discuss the recent lowlights in Biglaw gender equity.
Joe and Elie talk about the acceptability of emojis in workplace communication and the slow death of the Department of Justice under the weight of the shutdown.
Joe Patrice and Kathryn Rubino cover stuff as well as New Year's "bliss".
Joe Patrice and Kathryn Rubino talk about the Kavanaugh hearings, recapping the morning testimony of Christine Blasey Ford and discuss the Kavanaugh opening statement in all its ripe-for-SNL-parody glory.
Kathryn Rubino talks about Tiffany Trump's alleged law school woes and the life of Wachtell's George Conway as he navigates his days married to Kellyanne.
Jonathan Shapiro talks about how a lawyer breaks into Hollywood and how penning lines for James Spader differs from practicing law.
Ransomware attacks, data disasters, robot lawyers... Jeff Ton talks about what's on the horizon for technology in 2018.
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