The public comment period on the proposed new rules for summer associate recruiting is over, and it's likely that no firm or school will oppose the NALP Commission's proposed changes with the vigor of Jones Day. In a Friday letter, Jones Day hiring partner Gregory Shumaker suggests that a ban on firms making any offers to prospective summer associates until mid-January might constitute an antitrust violation. "In any other industry, this would immediately be perceived as a restraint of trade," he writes.
Jones Day: Proposed OCI Recruiting Rules Could Result in Restraint of Trade
The American Lawyer
February 2, 2010