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US lateral market at a ten year low

Feb 7, 2011 2010 was the slowest year for partners making lateral moves since 2000. In the 12 month period ending 30 September 2010, just 2,014 partners left or joined top law firms in the US – a 27 per cent decrease on the…

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US associate laid off twice in less than four months

Feb 13, 2009 After graduation from Berkeley’s Boalt Hall, Inna Efimchik was a corporate associate at Heller Ehrman. She had to leave the firm, when it collapsed in 2008. She and a big group of partners, associates and staff from…

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Heller Ehrman files for bankruptcy protection

Dec 30, 2008 Heller Ehrman LLP, the San Francisco-based law firm that voted to dissolve in September, was put into bankruptcy after the committee formed to wind up the business decided that’s the best way to protect all its…

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McDermott Takes Heller's Silicon Valley Space

Nov 11, 2008 Heller Ehrman's Menlo Park, Calif., office, which underwent a fancy remodel two years ago, will be taken over by McDermott, Will & Emery, as part of a negoatiated deal to try to keep Heller out of bankruptcy.

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McDermott takes Heller office space in Palo Alto

Nov 10, 2008 McDermott Will & Emery LLP plans to lease Menlo Park office space vacated by failed Heller Ehrman LLP. The firm has signed a 10-year lease to for more than 80,000 square feet with first rights to a remaining 39,000…

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Mass Layoffs at Heller Ehrman

Oct 11, 2008 At least 100 Heller Ehrman employees were laid off on Friday, without receiving the 60 days' wages required by federal law or accrued vacation due under California law, leaving even those remaining expressing confusion…

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Some law firms hire in slump

Oct 10, 2008 The economic downturn has forced many law firms to downsize and cut spending. But a smaller group is on the prowl, looking to expand even as their earnings are falling...

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