10 Boutiques Giving Big Firms A Run For Their Money

By Andrew McIntyre (September 30, 2014, 3:18 PM EDT) -- Large firms are increasingly faced with various forces pushing against their model, and boutiques — whether small- or mid-size, specializing in one area or offering a wide spectrum of services — have become particularly attractive to clients, given their lower billing rates, analysts say.

While many such firms have found their niche by specializing in complex litigation, some boutiques have been successful by carving out expertise on white collar, employment, real estate, intellectual property, banking, international trade and financial services matters.

Here, Law360 looks at 10 such boutiques that analysts say are competing for a share of the work with big...

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