In the wake of Kirkland & Ellis’ announcement that it is “doubling down” on contingency-fee litigation, you might expect lawyers who take on such matters to worry about competing for clients with Big Law’s 600-pound gorilla.

But in interviews, leading litigators at other firms said they’re not sweating the news. They said there’s enough work for everyone and that Kirkland’s big client base and full-service offering could work against the firm in some ways.

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