Review of Lateral Moves Puts Tenn. in Spotlight

A national study of lateral moves among firms during the first two months of 2012 shows that two of the six firms experiencing the greatest gains had connections to Tennessee. Littler Mendelson, which tied for first place with DLA Piper, added 14 lateral hires, mostly through its merger with Memphis firm Kiesewetter Wise Kaplan Prather. Bradley Arant Boult Cummings tied Perkins Coie for third place with 11 lateral hires. The study found that three years after a merger between the Birmingham- and Nashville-based shops, Bradley Arant continues to acquire personnel throughout the southeast. No Tennessee firms made the "holding the line" or "biggest losses" lists. Read more about AM Law Daily's findings