Morgan Lewis Scores Employment Rivals From 2 Firms

Law360, New York (October 22, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation practice at Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP has scored four payroll tax and fringe benefit experts who previously competed against each other at Baker & McKenzie LLP and McDermott Will & Emery.

The lawyers — three partners and one senior counsel — will now join forces to build a payroll tax and fringe benefit compensation practice at Morgan Lewis.

“While we dabbled a bit in the areas, we didn't have anybody at their level of skill,” said Bob Lichtenstein, leader...
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