TITLE

Law Firm Leap

AUTHOR(S)
Flahardy, Cathleen
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
InsideCounsel;Nov2008, Vol. 18 Issue 204, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that many in-house counsel at the largest banks in the U.S. are jumping ship as the economy continues its downward spiral and landing at some top law firms. The 200 in-house attorneys of Bear Stearns who sought refuge in law firms after the sale of the company to JPMorgan Chase in May 2008 are cited as an example. Managing director of the search consultancy, Major, Lindsey & Africa, Martha Fay Africa states that law firms are a much safer place at the moment because they are not directly affected by the financial industry troubles.
ACCESSION #
35015809

 

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