Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler may be a New York institution, but the nomination of Michael Mukasey for U.S. attorney general may well put the law firm on the national map. Mukasey most recently comes from the 174-lawyer firm, which he rejoined as a partner a year ago. One legal recruiter says he expects the firm's heightened profile to matter mostly to law school recruits and new lawyers who care more about a firm's cachet and less about its practice platforms than do partner recruits.
Mukasey's AG Nomination Boosts Patterson Belknap
The National Law Journal
September 27, 2007