In a way, there's no longer any such thing as a big San Francisco law firm. When Heller Ehrman Chairman Matthew Larrabee moves to New York this month, none of the Am Law 100 firms rooted in San Francisco will be able to boast having both the firm chairman and the firm's largest office in the city by the bay. Chairmen at California firms say a significant New York office is vital to compete in national and international legal markets -- but they're split on whether that means a chairman has to be based in Manhattan.
Another Am Law 100 Chairman Heads for New York
June 11, 2008