The new year got off to a bang with a wave of law firms opening offices here and abroad. Asia is a popular destination for growth as is Boston and Ireland. Of course, 2018 isn’t without its closures so far—Troutman Sanders shut down three overseas offices and Norton Rose Fulbright closed two more—but many firms are in expansion mode right now. This Instant Insights spots the trends and pulls them all together.
Meredith Hobbs | January 18, 2018
Three Dentons partners—all veterans of Atlanta-based predecessor firm McKenna Long & Aldridge—are making the move.
Meghan Tribe | January 23, 2018
After roughly 40 years at Ropes & Gray, commercial litigator Harvey Wolkoff is retiring from the firm to join the newest office of global litigation giant Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan.
Scott Flaherty | January 18, 2018
A six-lawyer team in Italy gives Littler Mendelson its fourth European office; the labor and employment firm has offices in Germany France and the U.K.
Anna Zhang | January 25, 2018
Three partners will relocate from Sydney and Singapore to focus on investigations, commercial and patent litigation and mergers and acquisitions in the energy sector.
Anna Zhang | January 03, 2018
The Chicago-based intellectual property specialist is the first foreign law firm to launch in the technology and financial hub in southern China.
Meredith Hobbs | December 01, 2017
After gaining a European foothold earlier this year, the firm is looking to the West Coast to expand its Asian clientele.
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