5 Tips For New Partners To Avoid Malpractice Pitfalls

Law360, New York (June 6, 2013, 4:24 PM EDT) -- Making partner may mean prestige, more money and new responsibilities, but it also brings increased legal liability when cases and client relationships end badly. As a full-fledged firm member, partners face pitfalls in a host of new issues that barely made their radar as associates.

At each stage of a matter, legal malpractice experts said, from first client contact to a final "thank you" email, new partners should be mindful about the potential legal ramifications of their positions, and do everything possible to head off trouble...
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