While many Big Law firms offer e-discovery practices, some attorneys prefer a more specialized, and potentially more challenging, environment.  Jonathan Redgrave provides insight on how Redgrave LLP is able to attract Big Law talent in this Legaltech News article by Victoria Hudgins.

While e-discovery boutiques are relatively rare in the legal market, their size hasn’t limited their ability to pick up Big Law lateral hires when openings and opportunities arise.

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Attorneys leaving Big Law for boutiques isn’t unheard of. Since 2019, information governance and e-discovery firm Redgrave, for example, has hired Kirkland & Ellis alums . . . and, on Aug. 30, announced Kirkland partner Erica Zolner joined the firm.

Redgrave managing partner Jonathan Redgrave said his firm is able to attract Big Law talent because while big vendors and some large law firms provide document review and e-discovery services, very few specialize in discovery.

You have an element of what we do [that] is a bit different in regards to bespoke [services] and counsel, and that’s not mimicked by a lot of firms and [alternative legal service providers],” Redgrave said. “It might explain why we’ve become attractive to people at the top of the space because we do it with a depth and a focus few others do.

Read the full Legaltech News article here