"David P. Eich, a partner with Kirkland & Ellis in Hong Kong, says the talent market overseas, especially in Asia and the Middle East, has begun to even out with that of the United States as the crisis has forced lawyers to look abroad.
Mr. Eich sees the economic crisis as a chance to build Kirkland's team in Hong Kong. 'Our view is that the cycle will rectify itself, and we'll come out in the next eight months or so, and this is an opportunity to acquire top-notch people whose platforms don't serve them at the moment,' he adds."
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This article appeared in its entirety in the November 23, 2008 edition of The New York Times.