Goodwin Procter Raids 24 Partners From Testa, Hurwitz and McDermott, Will & Emery

Law360, New York (January 19, 2005, 12:00 AM EST) -- Goodwin Procter has hired 24 partners from soon-to-disband Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault and McDermott, Will & Emery, including many of Testa Hurwitz’ top IP attorneys.

The move comes just days after Testa Hurwitz said it would shut down in March, sending almost 600 employees on a job hunt after a series of defections dealt a fatal blow to one of the city’s most prominent firms.

Testa, Hurwitz said it decided to disband after merger discussions with a “number of suitors” over the past few weeks failed,...
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