Baker & McKenzie Snags 13 Attys From Heenan Blaikie

Law360, Los Angeles (February 12, 2014, 8:06 PM EST) -- A group of 13 transactional attorneys formerly with prominent Canadian law firm Heenan Blaikie LLP, which announced last week that it would begin to wind up its operations amid financial problems, has joined Baker & McKenzie in Toronto, the firm announced Wednesday.

The announcement comes just two days after DLA Piper halted hiring talks with a group of attorneys from Heenan after failing to agree on economic terms. Those talks began just after Heenan’s partners said they decided to close the Montreal-based firm, a process that...
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