March 07, 2013
Lateral Link Director Abigail Klein, based out of our Denver, Colorado, office, reviews hiring trends for the first quarter 2013 and offers her forecast for the remainder of 2013.
The lateral market for transactional attorneys, particularly with real estate experience, has continued to see an uptick in 2013. M&A and finance remain steady, and several clients in particular are very busy. The real estate deal flow in both Denver and Phoenix appears to be gaining steam. Firms that had largely sat on the sidelines over the past few years are jumping back into the lateral market, and the competition for quality real estate lawyers is growing...
February 11, 2013
Last year brought a slowdown in China’s growth, and with it, significant questions about the future of the legal market in Greater China. With lateral hiring more sporadic than 2011, the question on everyone’s mind in 2012 was whether China’s market would ever return to its buoyant ways, and if so, when? Beijing’s response, outlined in its 12th Five-Year Plan, has been embraced by many as a pragmatic and effective answer to this question, and while it’s still early, the significant uptick in lateral activity we have seen in the first quarter signals a clear indication that the markets are responding positively...
January 28, 2013
Managing Director Don Delaney recently placed a University of California – Berkeley alum as a Labor & Employment Associate with Littler Mendelson in Denver.
January 22, 2013
Managing Director Diana Rubin recently placed a partner from K&L Gates (Washington, D.C.) as General Counsel at Steben & Company, Inc. in Rockville, Maryland.
January 15, 2013
Principal Justin Flowers recently placed a New York University alum as a Project Finance Associate with Morrison & Foerster in Tokyo.
Director Sarah Morris recently placed a Boston University alum as a Business Associate with Perkins Coie in Palo Alto.