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What Drove Firms With The Most New Lateral Partners In 2018

By Sam Reisman (February 22, 2019, 4:42 PM EST) -- The U.S. lateral partner market remained competitive and robust at all levels last year, but a handful of firms stood out for their exceptional recruitment results, adding upwards of three dozen domestic partners each in 2018 to meet client demands and augment their core strengths.

Principals at the actively hiring firms, which brought in between 37 and 58 U.S. partners, describe an array of strategies, including seizing on opportunities from potentially flagging firms and building a competitive platform that integrates new talent and retains them for the long haul.

"None of this growth has been in the mold of, 'If we...

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