Young Stars Crucial For Law Firm Growth, Experts Say

Law360, New York (March 16, 2012, 4:13 PM EDT) -- In an age of graying partnership ranks, firms should enlist young lawyers to take the lead on major cases or deals so they can gain the experience they'll need to replace baby boomers poised to retire, industry experts said.

Jon Lindsey, co-founder and managing partner of legal recruiter Major Lindsey & Africa, recalls that when he was an attorney at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, a very senior partner asked him to take over a case for insurer Molton Allen & Williams LLC. The senior partner allowed...
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