X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.

A certain type of law firm showed remarkable strength during the recession: the boutique. Take Dwyer & Collora of Boston. The firm has leveraged relationships with larger firms to build strong practices in civil and appellate ­litigation. In this issue of the NLJ, we profile five firms that have thrived by identifying strong niche practices. For San Diego’s Robbins Umeda, it was shareholders’ rights. Of course, Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger in Los Angeles showed the way 20 years ago, when the legendary Bert Fields began building his entertainment practice. Now the firm offers a case study in how to cope when the most important rainmaker prepares to wind down his career. Firm finesses a major rainmaker’s transitionGreenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger’s litigation department has spent years attempting to sever its dependence on the firm’s superstar rainmaker, Bertram Fields. That effort is starting to pay off.  Video Spotlight

Take on the government? Sure. No problem. Since its launch in 1996, when a group of litigators ditched what was then Shaw, Pittman, Potts & Trowbridge to start their own firm, Washington’s Cooper & Kirk has made suing state and federal government agencies a cornerstone of its business. Suits against the government account for about 30% of its work.

This premium content is locked for
National Law Journal subscribers only.

*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.

 
 

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 © 2019 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.