All Rise: Ex-Judges Can Give Your Firm A Boost

Law360, New York (March 18, 2010, 3:02 PM EDT) -- While the leap from sitting on the bench to appearing before it isn't as natural as it sounds, some firms and judges that have joined forces say the union can be a perfect match.

Judges, they say, bring their knowledge of appellate law and a familiarity with creative litigation tactics, while firms can offer that extra cash and a new home for judges when their time on the bench expires.

Although legal industry analysts warn that a strong judge does not necessarily make a strong lawyer,...
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