One of the world’s largest law firms, Clifford Chance, which, like many firms, finds itself with a many-thousand-square-foot albatross around its corporate neck, has succeeded in subletting 25,000 square feet of excess office space to its apparently healthier competitor, the Georgia-based Kilpatrick Stockton LLP.
Kilpatrick has renewed its existing sublease of Read More
DENBY: ‘IT’S DISASTROUS’
Surreal Season of Discontent As Highbrows Take Hit
This winter has been even gloomier than usual for the city’s intellectual class. Let’s start with the travails of the rising generation: the almost comically grim saga of the 27 Lingua Franca freelancers who are being sued for money they were paid Read More
Laurence Cranch was sitting in the Sky Club on the 56th floor of the Metropolitan Life Building, his slate-gray eyes coolly and cleanly complementing his slate-gray glen plaid suit. For the past year, Mr. Cranch has been steering his firm, Rogers & Wells, into a once-secret, improbable merger with a London-based giant, Clifford Chance. Now, Read More
Listen for the wedding bells.
The spring-time romance that has been blossoming between the storied New York law firm of Rogers & Wells and the London “Magic Circle” firm of Clifford Chance has grown so strong that 23 senior partners from both firms sneaked away April 17 and 18 to a hideaway weekend Read More