An aggressive growth strategy in Heller Ehrman's corporate practice was meant to give the litigator-heavy firm broader stability. But in some cases, it's led to instability: In the last six weeks, Heller's San Diego corporate practice has lost nearly half its lawyers, mostly longtime Heller attorneys. One of the most dramatic losses was 15-year veteran Stephen Ferruolo's move to Goodwin Procter shortly after clashing with former Brobeck partners and ultimately losing his leadership title to one.
Has Heller's Growth Strategy Backfired in San Diego?
May 11, 2007