What Defense Attys Should Know Before Going Plaintiff

By Greg Ryan (August 20, 2013, 9:40 PM EDT) -- Maybe you're intrigued by the financial upside, eager to spend more time in the courtroom or just plain sick of time sheets. Whatever your reason, if you're a defense attorney considering switching to the plaintiffs side, you might be hesitant to seek out the advice of your adversaries. Here, attorneys who successfully made the shift share six things to know before taking the leap.

Attorneys interviewed by Law360 said they'd known significantly more people who have switched from defense to plaintiffs work than the other way around. One attorney, Chaffin Luhana LLP founding partner Eric Chaffin, said he'd sometimes receive five...

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