Hire Up: Leaders of Hot Big Law Practices Are Making Moves

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As the new year begins, lateral hiring is picking up speed. Law firms Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough and Sidley Austin are among the firms with recent hires and were specifically for leadership positions in practices that are experiencing high demand during the coronavirus pandemic. 

The advantages of expanding in these specific areas becomes clear in financial reports from Am Law 100 firms Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld and McDermott Will & Emery, that show each posted significant gains in gross revenue and profits per equity partner last year, crediting strength in practices that have remained in high demand during this pandemic.

Other law firms included in recent later hiring are Vinson & Elkins, King & Spalding, Ropes & Gray, Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders, Sidley, Shook, Hardy & Bacon, Clifford Chance, FisherBroyles, Armstrong Teasdale, Willkie Farr & Gallagher, Arent Fox, Holland & Knight, Schulte Roth & Zabel, K&L Gates, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath, and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher.

Are you interested in learning more about what leaders of hot big law practice are making moves? Read more in this law.com article.

Author:
Victoria Ostrander
Assistant Editor
The American Lawyer | National Law Journal | Corporate Counsel
Email: vostrander@alm.com
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