Life Sciences Practice: Reed Smith

Law360, New York (February 9, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Attorneys with a multidisciplinary background are becoming more valuable as companies cut down the number of firms they choose to work with, according to Michael K. Brown, chair of Reed Smith LLP’s life sciences health industry group.

“We heard from clients that they want lawyers who really know our business,” Brown said.

Rather than using many firms with unique specialties, clients are narrowing the number of firms they use so that fewer attorneys can gain a greater expertise about the client’s business, Brown said.

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