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Lawyers Go to Austin, Texas for Business, Stay for the Lifestyle

Kirkland attorneys Kim Hicks and Jeannie Heffernan spoke with Bloomberg Law regarding Kirkland’s launch of an office in Austin, Texas.

..."It’s a fantastic place for not only recruiting talented lawyers—and people can have a great quality of life—but it’s also a place where a lot of our clients are moving," said Kim Hicks, a partner in Kirkland’s Austin office.

…After living and working in New York for almost 20 years, Kirkland intellectual property litigation partner Jeannie Heffernan said she was “thrilled” to move in July to Austin, “a smaller city with great diversity in backgrounds and viewpoints, and a varied food, music and art scene."

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This article appeared in its entirety in the August 13, 2021, edition of Bloomberg Law.