Will Lateral Battle Between Kirkland and Paul Weiss Create ‘Ripple Effects’?

The recent partner moves between Big Law elites Kirkland & Ellis and Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison aren’t just of interest to lawyers at these two firms.

The high-profile nature of the moves in both directions, the money involved, and the tenure and roles of the attorneys at the heart of the moves have sparked an array of questions for the legal industry. And if your firm is in the Am Law 100, the odds are good that the moves affect you and your firm, according to some veteran recruiters.