If you're an equity partner at one firm and you're in semi-secret talks to take partners with you to another firm, don't leave evidence of the talks lying on a printer. That's how an equity partner at Taylor Wessing's 55-lawyer French subsidiary says he found out about managing partner Arnaud de Senilhes's plan to take a dozen nonequity partners to Nixon Peabody, according to court documents filed Friday in New York. On Monday, a judge will decide between dueling motions for summary judgment.
Nixon Peabody, Taylor Wessing Partner-Stealing Case Comes to a Head
The American Lawyer
September 8, 2008