Is This The Beginning Of The End For This Biglaw Firm?

Here’s what we already knew about the state of affairs at the Biglaw firm of LeClairRyan — partners are leaving in droves. We’ve reported on this extensively in the past, what with the firm losing almost 10 percent of its headcount in 2018 due to lateral moves, and partners are continuing to depart for greener pastures in 2019. Indeed, its…

Is This The Beginning Of The End For This Biglaw Firm?

Here’s what we already knew about the state of affairs at the Biglaw firm of LeClairRyan — partners are leaving in droves. We’ve reported on this extensively in the past, what with the firm losing almost 10 percent of its headcount in 2018 due to lateral moves, and partners are continuing to depart for greener pastures in 2019. Indeed, its been reported that at the end of 2015 the firm had 156 equity partners, but by June of 2019, that number was down to 45.
The firm responded to these departures by reorganizing around “law firm 2.0” and embarked on a partnership with alternative legal service provider, UnitedLex. But there’s been some indictions that law firm 2.0 wasn’t an im
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