In Battle For Large Lateral Group, Sidley Comes Out Ahead

, The Am Law Daily


When Sidley Austin cochair Carter Phillips contacted a recruiter he knew for help wooing a Bingham McCutchen securities enforcement partner in late January, she gave him a blunt message: "You're behind." Over the course of the next two months, Sidley succeeded in persuading that partner and 10 more Bingham lawyers to the firm.

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    The question which hasn't been asked: which recruiter originally placed Merrill at Bingham?

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