Recruiter Claims Baker McKenzie Stiffed It On Miami Hires

Law360 (April 28, 2020, 10:40 PM EDT) -- Legal recruiter Wilcox and Hackett sued Baker McKenzie in Florida state court Monday, alleging the global law firm has failed to pay any compensation for its services that led to the hiring of two partners in the firm's Miami office.

In its six-page complaint, the recruiter accuses Baker McKenzie of breach of contract in connection with its January hiring of international tax partners Jeffrey L. Rubinger and Summer LePree, who were both formerly at Miami law firm Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP.

"Our client did the work, performed his end of the bargain, and provided a significant benefit to...

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