Big Firms Look To Gain Foothold In LA

Law360, New York (April 21, 2011, 7:29 PM EDT) -- With a large talent pool, an evergreen entertainment industry and geographic proximity to Asian markets, Los Angeles is increasingly becoming a prime location for large national law firms looking to expand their geographic footprint, experts say.

Dechert LLP, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP and Barnes & Thornburg LLP have all expanded to Los Angeles in recent months. Their respective announcements emphasize that the city has become a strategic priority, and say establishing a presence in California allows them to better represent their clients' national and global...
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