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31 Jul

A Lateral Boom of Older Lawyers

by: Astor Professional Search

The American Lawyer documents the increasing trend of older lawyers reaching mandatory retirement age deciding to switch firms rather than “go gently into that good golf condominium.” Baby boomer attorneys are increasingly likely to work past the traditional ages of 60 or 65 and ALM data indicates that 6 percent of all Am Law 200 partners are 65 years old or more.

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William Sugarman

William Sugarman is the president and founder of Astor Professional Search. He engages in the successful placement of attorneys with local, regional, and international law firms and corporations. Bill’s extensive legal and business development experience give Astor an edge over other legal recruiters nationwide. At the cornerstone of Bill’s strategic philosophy is providing the highest level of personalized attention to his clients and attorney candidates. This is also a key factor that separates Astor from other legal search firms, and it consistently delivers legal placements year after year.

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