With Latham & Watkins' recent launch of an Italian law practice, the firm scored its first Italian-qualified lawyers, a Rome office, and a boost to its Milan office, previously home to just a handful of associates. Latham's coup, and a recent Italian hiring spree by Linklaters, may be the early signs that U.S. and U.K. firms are succeeding in a market in which international firms have always had a hard time finding a foothold.
International Firms Gaining Ground in Italy
The American Lawyer
December 4, 2007