Fulbright & Jaworski Nixes Lockstep Advances

Law360, New York (September 8, 2009, 6:56 PM EDT) -- The international law firm Fulbright & Jaworski LLP reportedly has done away with a lockstep advancement program for associates in favor of competency-based programs.

The firm said it would be using the new evaluation process beginning with its annual evaluation of non-partner attorneys on Tuesday, according to an internal e-mail cited by legal blog Above the Law.

“Fulbright is moving from a lockstep advancement program for associates to a competency-based advancement program, and our written evaluations are an essential part of this program,” the e-mail reportedly...
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