Megafirms Increasing, But With A Price: Experts

Law360, New York (March 2, 2012, 8:01 PM EST) -- As news of law firm megamergers pick up steam both in the U.S. and abroad, experts wonder how much global megafirms actually benefit attorneys and clients, between the rise in potential client conflicts to the potential loss of firm culture.

"There have been several successful efforts to catapult what was previously a midsized, regional firm, into a global firm," said Steve Nelson, a principal at executive search firm The McCormick Group Inc. "But that often comes with a price that many of those firms have constant...
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