Partner Departure Law

Ethical Obligations

February 09, 2024

Law Firm Resolutions for a Happy New Year

Now that your personal New Year’s resolutions are kaput, February is a good time to consider some resolutions for your law practice that will lead to a happier and healthier law firm. Like most resolutions, these are things that you want to do, and probably know that you should do, but may have been avoiding or just haven’t yet gotten done.

October 22, 2021

Why Your Law Firm Needs a Lawyer

Law firms are full of lawyers, so why would a firm full of lawyers need its own counsel? Lots of reasons, it turns out.

February 09, 2021

Succession Planning for (Dearly) Departed Partners

Succession planning for your law practice is more than just prudent preparation. It is imperative to protect client interests, is good business, and protects the value of one of your most significant assets.

December 15, 2020

Looking at Your Firm’s Balance Sheet: Law Firm Clients, and Lawyers, are Not Property

Law firms are not entitled to future profits from the firm’s clients as an ongoing property right, but this does not mean that the law firm can't do anything to protect themselves in the event of a departure.

November 13, 2020

Is Your Law Firm Prepared for the Next Partner or Group Departure?

While it is a good practice for any law firm to periodically assess its exposure to potential partner departures, the pandemic’s impact on law firms has made this task more important than ever.