Thu, Oct 30, 2008 -- 9:00 AM
Out of Practice - Law Firms and the Financial CrisisDownload audio (MP3)
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
- Eric Young, reporter for San Francisco Business Times
- Niraj Chokshi, business reporter for The Recorder
- Peter Keane, dean emeritus and professor of law at Golden Gate University Law School
- Ward Bower, principal at Altman Weil, a legal management consulting firm