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So Long, New York: Big Law Attorneys Are Seeking Jobs in Connecticut to Flee the Pandemic

Publisher: Connecticut Law Tribune
November 12, 2020

Day Pitney's Chief Talent Officer, Laurie Mallach, was quoted in the Connecticut Law Tribune and New York Law Journal articles, "So Long, New York: Big Law Attorneys Are Seeking Jobs in Connecticut to Flee the Pandemic." The article discusses statistics that show more New Yorkers leaving for Connecticut, including Big Law attorneys.

The article cites a CT Mirror study showing in the first three months of the pandemic, nearly 10,000 New Yorkers moved to Connecticut, representing an eightfold increase over the same period in 2019.

Mallach explains several reasons for this major change, including that, "[Connecticut has] very good schools, more space, and people know they can still get challenging work in Connecticut with a sophisticated client base." However, Day Pitney will continue to hire and look for the best New York City has to offer. Mallach explains that, in general, New York City attorneys, "have a very strong work ethic, strong training and some diversity in the work they've handled."

Read the full article here.

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