Leighton Lord Quoted on Legal Talent in the Carolinas

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Nexsen Pruet Chairman Leighton Lord was quoted in the LAW360 article, “As Carolinas Get More Crowded, Local Firms Focus on Talent.” The article highlights the increasing amount of large firms moving into the Carolinas and the competitive market for talent.


As bigger players move into markets like Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina, and Charleston, South Carolina, local firms say they expect their lower rates will help them stay competitive with clients, but they're working hard to keep attorneys happy as larger firms go after talent.

"The Carolinas were this secret great place to do business and practice law, but they've been discovered," said Leighton Lord of Carolinas firm Nexsen Pruet. "We're all trying to react to it and figure out the best way to deal with it."

Read the full piece here.

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