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LA: CA firms v. Non-CA firms

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 08, 2011 12:05 am

I am pretty set on the LA market but I am having a hard time choosing between CA based firms (Latham, OMM, Gibson), and non-CA firms with LA offices (STB, K&E, S&C). Is there any general insight or distinctions to be aware of? I am want to do transactional and I am leaning towards a non-CA firm (probably not the right way to describe these firms), does this make sense?

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Re: LA: CA firms v. Non-CA firms

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 08, 2011 11:54 am

Have you asked the non-CA-based firms if the work originates from the office or if they receive work from the main office? If there isn't much origination from the satellite office, then those are probably the first people to go during economic troubles.

Edit: For LA firms in particular, this seems to be the case with transactional work. IIRC, K&E told me that they didn't have a lot of origination in LA whereas other firms like Proskauer said that they did.

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Re: LA: CA firms v. Non-CA firms

Postby RVP11 » Thu Sep 08, 2011 11:58 am

Anonymous User wrote:I am pretty set on the LA market but I am having a hard time choosing between CA based firms (Latham, OMM, Gibson), and non-CA firms with LA offices (STB, K&E, S&C). Is there any general insight or distinctions to be aware of? I am want to do transactional and I am leaning towards a non-CA firm (probably not the right way to describe these firms), does this make sense?


http://www.chambersandpartners.com/uk/E ... 0#org_3689

Chambers says Latham.

I would decide between Latham and Gibson.




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