San Francisco Law Firm Discussion on NPR

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Thu, Oct 30, 2008 — 9:00 AM

Out of Practice – Law Firms and the Financial Crisis September saw the demise of a major San Francisco law firm, 118 year-old Heller Ehrman LLP. On Tuesday, San Francisco-based firm Thelen LLP dissolved due to “recessionary pressures.” We discuss these recent collapses and the effects of the global financial crisis on the legal landscape.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:
• Eric Young, reporter for San Francisco Business Times
• Niraj Chokshi, business reporter for The Recorder

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2 Responses to “San Francisco Law Firm Discussion on NPR”


  1. 1 Observer 1 November 2008 at 3:23 pm

    S.F. law firms economic woes, and law industry as a whole,
    article today in the Chronicle:

    http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/10/31/MNA113S07P.DTL&type=business&tsp=1

  2. 2 Observer 1 November 2008 at 3:41 pm

    Somebody at ATL says they got a check for accrued vacation today.
    Anybody else get such a check? Has something happened on the accrued vacation front??


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