While so many law firms are making the news due to layoffs, a number of plaintiffs firms with securities class action practices are actually hiring associates. And not surprisingly, a good number of resumes they're seeing come from big defense firms. "What I keep hearing from associates at large defense firms is that they would rather play offense than defense," said Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann partner Blair Nicholas, whose 60-lawyer firm has added eight associates and four counsel since mid-2008.
Plaintiffs Firms Still Hiring for Securities Class Actions
March 31, 2009