Law Firms Go Abroad For Booming Global Business

Law360, New York (December 19, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- China, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Japan and the European Union. Law firms broke new ground or bulked up existing offices in these countries or regions in 2007. The firms followed clients in industries such as energy, financial services and technology as they chased new business opportunities abroad.

Many of the biggest United States law firms have had some international presence for at least the past 10 years. But it is only in this decade that they have pushed for true and continuous expansion, driven in large part...
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