TITLE

DLA, Orrick in feud over Beijing swoop

AUTHOR(S)
Hoare, Steve; Griffiths, Catrin
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Lawyer;9/12/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 35, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the dispute between two rival firms DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary and Orrick Herrington & Suteliffe LLP for control of Coudert Brothers LLP's esteemed Beijing, China practice. Despite the fact that Orrick had paid Coudert's New York management almost $1 million for the fixtures and fittings and the lease in Beijing, DLA Piper has swooped for the majority of the lawyers in Coudert's Beijing office. Orrick has signed up the entire Shanghai and Hong Kong offices and the other two Beijing equity partners. As part of its deal with Coudert, it has made offers to all the China-based lawyers.
ACCESSION #
18345854

 

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