How To Stop Your Best Lawyers From Getting Poached

Law360, New York (July 27, 2016, 6:17 PM EDT) -- The legal industry has seen plenty of lateral partner movement in recent years as younger attorneys eschew the idea that lawyers should stay with a single firm while building their careers, experts say.

Thanks to lawyers' greater tendency to move around these days, more firms have awakened to the danger that other firms may try to poach their best lawyers by offering them not just better pay, but promises of a better quality of life, according to Henry N. Nassau, Dechert LLP's new CEO as of July 1.

"Compensation is a significant factor, but so are issues of self-esteem, standard of...

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