DLA Piper To Snag Attys From Soon-Closing Heenan Blaikie

Law360, Los Angeles (February 6, 2014, 6:22 PM EST) -- DLA Piper reportedly plans to scoop up dozens of attorneys from prominent Canadian law firm Heenan Blaikie LLP, which announced Wednesday that it will begin to wind up its operations amid financial problems and a long string of attorney departures.

Heenan’s partners said they decided to close the Montreal-based firm, a process that will take a few months, following an “in-depth analysis” of the available restructuring options in the context of Canada’s legal services market. Now, DLA Piper is negotiating the hire of a group of 60...
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