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Lateral Partner Integration: Beyond the Book of Business

The most-discussed and most-measured aspect of moving a lateral partner to your firm is that lawyer’s book of business. It dominates the recruitment discussion, the initial client transitions and the financial measures in the first 6-18 months. Can we get from the promises of the recruiting phase to the reality of a “better than average […]

Partner Roles and Responsibilities

This posting sets out to introduce some suggested methodologies for a firm to follow in order first to clarify what the firm expects of its partners and then to define what roles and responsibilities it needs them to perform.  Partners equally need to be clear how they are to discharge their various roles as owners, […]