The knives came out among the partners at my old firm
by Dawg96 (2013-07-23 18:40:15)
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  In reply to: This article isn't really about associates but about the  posted by steelhop

in 2002. Nothing new about this. The super-regional firms (a half step off the truly national firms like Sherman & Sterling, Skadden, etc.) have been tearing each other apart since the dotcom bust. They all heard the same presentation from McKinsey about going big or going home. Several went on a buying binges (Norton Rose, DLA Piper, Reed Smith), the rest started to cut themselves to pieces (Vinson & Elkins). A very special few managed to do both (Fulbright).


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