4 Tips For Associates Dealing With Nightmare Partners

Law360, Washington (May 11, 2016, 7:58 PM EDT) -- Associates might expect law firms to be filled with Type A personalities and litigators who love to fight, but some partners with short fuses or unrealistic expectations can make work life miserable for young lawyers.

Partners who allow everyday tensions spill over into rage-filled fits, dress down associates rather than mentor them, engage in unethical conduct or otherwise behave badly do their firms no favors, attorneys told Law360. But associates can take several steps to avoid such partners or improve their conduct, from sitting down with...
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