Arnold & Porter Star Opts For Davis Polk, Not Retirement

Law360, New York (March 2, 2010, 5:50 PM EST) -- Arnold & Porter LLP's loss is Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP's gain, with the firm's former chairman, 69-year-old Michael N. Sohn, relinquishing his position as partner to join Davis Polk as counsel due to Arnold & Porter's mandatory retirement policy.

Sohn told Law360 he decided to make the transition despite the lower rank because he was unwilling to slow down his practice as required by Arnold & Porter's policy, under which lawyers who will be turning 70 must significantly decrease their workload or throw in the...
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