Business litigators are leaving big law firms for boutiques

By Weisbart Springer Hayes

“The two primary inhibitors to business development for a litigator at a major law firm are inflexible rate structures and client conflicts of interests,” said Sherrard “Butch” Hayes, a partner at Weisbart Springer Hayes in Austin. Two months ago, Hayes left a prestigious position as managing partner of Fulbright & Jaworski’s Austin office to join the startup litigation boutique. 

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