Hill and Barlow

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Hill & Barlow was a law firm in Boston, Massachusetts that dissolved in 2002. Founded in 1895, the firm had been one of the city's oldest and most elite firms,[1] and was also the 12th largest in Boston at the time of its dissolution, employing 145 lawyers.[citation needed] The firm was originally founded by Arthur Hill, known for defending the anarchists Sacco and Vanzetti. Hill & Barlow officially dissolved when approximately one third of the firm, mostly the real estate group, left, eventually joining Piper Rudnick (now DLA Piper) in 2003.[2] (A group representing authors and movie producers were the first to leave for Fish & Richardson.) Remaining attorneys reported feeling "blindsided" by the unexpected upheaval, but those departing felt that the planned restructuring was coming too late.[3]

Notable former employees include:

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