Now's The Time To Lure Govt. Talent: Experts

Law360, New York (January 21, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- The change in administration is generating a talented pool of lawyers leaving their government posts, and law firms need to act to snatch the available talent, industry insiders say.

“There will be competition for many of these folks,” said Jones Day partner Noel J. Francisco, who heads the firm's government regulation practice.

“For the sought-after ones, firms need to work hard to identify the right people and bring them in,” Francisco said, noting that former government lawyers who are poised to advise clients on the new...
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