Sedgwick Loses 12% Of Partners As Firm Turns To Core Areas

By Erin Coe (March 17, 2015, 2:28 PM EDT) -- Sedgwick LLP saw dozens of its attorneys head for the door last year, including 12 percent of its partners, and the stream of departures may stem from the firm's shifting away from areas like real estate transactions and intellectual property law to re-emphasize its core practices, former partners say.

According to data collected by Law360 on the 400 largest U.S. law firms, Sedgwick's partnership ranks shrank from 146 partners in 2013 to 128 last year, and its overall attorney head count dropped by 10 percent, from 343 lawyers in 2013 to 309 last year. The San Francisco-based firm also saw a...

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