Lateral Market Popping Again Following Dip

Law360, New York (June 1, 2010, 5:48 PM EDT) -- After a slight dip from March to April, lateral movement in the legal industry increased 28 percent from April to May — the highest percentage growth since the turn of the calendar year.

In May, a total of of 202 partners, shareholders, of counsel, special counsel and managing partners moved to new firms, as compared to the 158 lateral moves in April, according to data Law360 compiled from law firm news releases. April had been the first month this year when there was a decline in...
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