6 Tips For Making Partner In 6 Years

By Andrew McIntyre (April 18, 2014, 3:34 PM EDT) -- Getting acclimated to a new law firm can be daunting, and gazing toward the distant question of partnership can be downright overwhelming for associates, but lawyers and analysts say a few strategies can make this brass ring more attainable. 

While the path to partnership is seldom easy, some key decisions — putting in the work, getting to know key people at the firm, building client relations and preparing for review in advance — can shorten the journey, lawyers say.

"Lawyer egos are surprisingly delicate. The partner track for anyone is filled with a lot of trepidation, and that was no less...

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