Post-Merger Legacy Howard Rice Partners Praise Tie-Up, Associates Not So Sure

Former Howard Rice chairman Doug Winthrop says the firm's merger with Arnold & Porter allowed its lawyers to continue to practice at the same level, but many associates not keen to make the switch have since left the firm.

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  • A&P Job Postings

    Norris said Arnold & Porter now has 58 partners or counsel and 40 associates in Silicon Valley and San Francisco — a drop from the 64 partners or counsel and 45 associates in place when the merger took effect. That leverage is about right, Norris said. The firm currently has five job postings for associates in the Bay Area.

    This appears to be bullshit - its website does not list any job postings whatsoever in the Bay Area.

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