Amid an improved economy and an apparent upturn in lateral hiring, some law firms are running interference, trying to shield their associates from recruiters' wiles. Some firms have resorted to limiting their Web sites' contact information for associates. Others have deleted biographical and practice area details -- and some are said to be scaling back directory information. But the managing partner of one firm calls the electronic game of hide-and-seek "not a particularly useful exercise."
Want to Poach Associates? Good Luck
The National Law Journal
March 9, 2005