On November 5, Hirschler president Courtney Paulk discussed trends in the lateral talent market with ALM’s Mid-Market Report. As Hirschler continues to thrive in its focus on strategic recruiting in core practice areas where clients see a rising need for legal counsel, Paulk specifically discussed commercial transaction attorneys in today’s hot mergers and acquisitions market. “Some of our M&A partners are billing 275 hours a month,” she said. “I would like to see the market continue as its been going, but to meet the demand, we need to continue to hire more people.”
In fact, the firm has made several additions across legal disciplines areas throughout the year, including four new associates announced in November and six attorneys announced in July spanning tax, construction, M&A, investment management, litigation, corporate and real estate.
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Luis F. Ruiz