X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
Jami Wintz McKeon, chair of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius.

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius has proved to be a trendsetter when it comes to bringing on large groups of laterals, often taking significant chunks of lawyers from failing law firms, a tactic adopted by several of its Am Law 100 compatriots since Morgan Lewis first did it back in 2003.


Looking to buy the report or leverage the Am Law 100 data with powerful data visualizations and expert analysis? Access Premium Content

But the similarities often end there, with Morgan Lewis eschewing the ever-popular mantra of the Am Law elite, which as a group say they only want to do high-end work for high-end clients. Morgan Lewis has set itself apart when it comes to the type of work its growing roster of attorneys handles, at times sacrificing profitability for deeper relationships with clients.

This premium content is locked for
The American Lawyer subscribers only.

  • Subscribe now to enjoy unlimited access to The American Lawyer content,
  • 5 free articles* across the ALM Network every 30 days,
  • Exclusive access to other free ALM publications
  • And exclusive discounts on ALM events and publications.

*May exclude premium content
Already have an account?
Interested in customizing your subscription with Law.com All Access?
Contact our Sales Professionals at 1-855-808-4530 or send an email to groupsales@alm.com to learn more.

Lizzy McLellan

Lizzy McLellan writes about the Pennsylvania legal community and the business of law at firms of all sizes. Contact her at lmclellan@alm.com. On Twitter: @LizzyMcLell

More from this author

Lean Adviser Legal

Think Lean Daily Message

"A lawyer with talent can always do a better job with the benefit of a process to apply it effectively, efficiently and transparently. The process should offer clear definitions of outcomes, credible planning, properly structured execution and rigorous monitoring. The process should identify conflicting needs and goals at the time when they should be discovered, the beginning, and it should culminate in accountability and improvement. These are the keys to providing a service which is consistently reliable. And consistent reliability is the single most important key to repeat business"

Learn More

ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2018 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.