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Looking back, defections from LeClairRyan over the past two years were a sure sign of the firm’s future, or lack thereof. But the seeds of the firm’s eventual downfall were planted years before that, in the expansion and compensation decisions during its best years.

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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

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