Farrell Fritz: How Recession Created Competitive Advantage for Midsize Firms

January 16, 2018


“The legal market has changed significantly since the recession. We believe that these changes create opportunities for middle market firms like Farrell Fritz, ,” says Robert Creighton, the firm’s managing partner.

Robert Creighton, the managing partner of Farrell Fritz, said the market for legal services is extremely competitive but midsize firms have had an advantage since the recession. He does note that Big Law firms are competing for business they might have previously ignored. This is part of an occasional series that also includes conversations with Ronald Schechtman of Pryor Cashman, Richard Stehl of Otterbourg, Craig Wittlin of Harter Secrest & Emery and David Scherl of Morrison Cohen.

Q: How big is your firm, where is it located and what are its primary areas of practice and focus?

A: Farrell Fritz is a 90-lawyer regional law firm with offices in Uniondale, New York, Hauppauge and Watermill. While we are a regional firm, we handle sophisticated matters for clients located beyond our regional footprint. We have a full-service commercial practice, which includes general corporate, mergers and acquisitions, emerging companies and venture capital, real estate, commercial finance, economic development, bankruptcy and restructuring, business divorce, tax, labor and employment, land use, environmental and municipal law, and tax certiorari…

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