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Businessman jumping over building gap on the city.The change in the calendar year is traditionally a popular time for a change of professional address. Despite the pandemic, that tradition seems to be holding so far in 2021. Since the turn of the year, a wave of litigators have found new homes for their practices. Below are the highlights of what we’ve seen so far from the coverage of our law.com colleagues.

Turns out it’s hard for trial lawyers to watch from the sidelines: Brian Buckley left his post as associate general counsel at Amazon.com Inc. to rejoin his old firm Fenwick & West in Seattle. Buckley practiced at Fenwick for seven years before moving to Amazon in 2016 to serve as a senior corporate counsel focusing on litigation and regulatory issues. He was promoted to associate general counsel in March 2019. “It’s hard to sit there as a corporate representative in the courtroom and watch your outside lawyers have all the fun,” Buckley told my colleague Phillip Bantz. Buckley also previously practiced at DLA Piper.

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Ross Todd

Ross Todd is the Editor/columnist for the Am Law Litigation Daily. He writes about litigation of all sorts. Previously, Ross was the Bureau Chief of The Recorder, ALM's California affiliate. Contact Ross at [email protected] On Twitter: @Ross_Todd.

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