In-House Bound: Up to 20 Lawyers Leaving Willkie for Bloomberg L.P.

, The American Lawyer


Five partners and up to 15 associates and counsel are leaving Willkie Farr & Gallagher effective January 1 to take in-house jobs with one of the firm's largest clients, Bloomberg L.P., the company announced Thursday. In the process, Bloomberg L.P. is getting a new chief legal officer: Willkie corporate partner Richard DeScherer, a longtime confidant of company founder Michael Bloomberg.

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