Partner Departure Law

March 13, 2024

Why Smart Lawyers Get Counsel for Law Firm Departures

Odds are that most lawyers will decide to change law firms at least once during their career. However, surprisingly, many who embark upon this major life transition fail to seek legal counsel as part of that process. Why?

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.

January 18, 2024

Managing Partner Departures So They Are Not Bad for Business

The effects of partner departures are rarely positive. But even if the right partners leave, partner departures can be bad for business. And while partner departures can present great risks for the firm—they can also present great opportunities—if you are prepared.

January 31, 2023

Creating Successful Outcomes for Lateral Partner Transitions

Partner departures and lateral moves can create winning scenarios for both the partners and the firms. But taking a disciplined approach to projecting the performance of any practice is the key to avoiding potential unpleasant surprises for both sides.

April 28, 2022

Your Law Firm Culture Should Protect the Firm from Partner Departures

It is critically important to respond to partner departures in the right way. But like any risk management analysis, it is not enough to put protections in place to react. To manage the firm properly, you also must analyze whether the firm's culture is aligned with the goal of retaining talented partners in the first place.

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