August Brings Little Movement In Lateral Market

Law360, New York (September 1, 2010, 4:26 PM EDT) -- Lateral movement in the legal industry cooled off as the temperature rose this summer, dropping by nearly 80 moves between June and August, according to Law360 data.

A total of 137 partners, shareholders, of counsel, special counsel and managing partners moved to new firms in August, according to data Law360 compiled from law firm news releases. That's a dip of 22 percent from July, which saw 175 such moves, and a significant decline from the 212 laterals who switched firms in June.

The total in August...
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