Lateral Market Sees Busiest Month This Year

Law360, New York (July 1, 2010, 5:57 PM EDT) -- Lateral movement in the legal industry rose almost 6 percent in June, continuing a rebound from a dip in April.

A total of 214 partners, shareholders, of counsel, special counsel and managing partners moved to new firms in June, up slightly from 202 lateral moves in May, according to data Law360 compiled from law firm news releases.

The increase is slight but represents a further gain in lateral activity over May's levels, which grew 28 percent compared to April, representing the highest percentage growth since the...
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