Firms Clear Path For Part-Time Partner Track

Law360, New York (October 3, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A growing number of the biggest law firms in the U.S. are putting in place policies that outline how an associate looking for work-life balance can move to a part-time schedule and still stay on the partnership track. But the trick, experts say, is actually making those policies work in practice.

Having a viable part-time partner track is seen by many firms as a critical retention tool, and an important part of keeping top talent from jumping ship when they're faced with the challenge of balancing...
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