"Pig In A Poke: Lawyer Free Agency Contributes To Large Firms' Demise" Daily Report
Michael Trotter wrote the Daily Report article, "Pig In A Poke: Lawyer Free Agency Contributes To Large Firms' Demise," which discusses the problems with large and highly leveraged law firms. "Large and highly leveraged law firms are a product of the last 50 years. In 1960 the largest law firm in America was Shearman, Sterling & Wright in New York City with 125 lawyers. The largest firm in Atlanta had 21. No one wanted to be in a general partnership with someone they did not know well and trust implicitly."