Law360, New York (June 21, 2010, 8:16 PM EDT) -- While the troubled economy has prompted the majority of BigLaw to scale back on the number of first-year associate hires, some in-house legal departments are trying to capitalize on the glut of work-hungry graduates by hiring them for full-time positions. But legal experts say this strategy may be riddled with more cons than pros.
This week, technology giant Hewlett-Packard Co. hired four first-year associates to join its Silicon Valley offices in September, the Recorder reported Monday.
The new hires — one from Harvard Law School, two...
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