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The leaders of a 31-person IP team that broke away from FisherBroyles to join Greenberg Traurig were unexpectedly candid in discussing their move away from the distributed firm with my colleague Dan Roe on Wednesday, as was the response he got from FisherBroyles co-managing partner James Fisher.