Employment Laterals Favored Boutiques In 2010

Law360, New York (December 27, 2010, 11:24 AM EST) -- The nation's largest labor and employment boutiques increased their ranks in 2010 with robust lateral hiring, while many general practice firms saw their roster of employment attorneys shrink or stay the same — a trend attributable to boutiques' client-friendly rates and full-service firms' de-emphasis on employment work, experts say.

Law360 tallied the number of moves between Jan. 1 and Dec. 1 by attorneys at the partner and of counsel levels, finding that firms specializing in labor and employment law were adding lateral hires at a healthy...
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