Spat Over Older Partners' Benefits Roils Brinks Hofer

, The Am Law Daily


Roy Hofer, a former name partner at the Chicago-based IP boutique known until recently as Brinks, Hofer, Gilson & Lione, has left to start a solo practice. Hofer's departure comes amid an internal dispute at his former firm, now called Brinks Gilson & Lione, over whether it should cover the cost of older partners' health benefits.

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