BigLaw Lets Bullies Rule And Run Amok, Survey Says

Law360, New York (October 21, 2016, 2:20 PM EDT) -- BigLaw is undeniably a competitive field that often rewards a certain amount of ego and bravado on the part of lawyers, but allowing that type of behavior to grow beyond what's necessary to get the job done is leaving firms rife with bullies, according to a survey released Friday.

Legal and management consultants David J. Parnell and Patrick J. McKenna asked leaders in close to 130 of the top-grossing firms about their experience with bullies and lawyers with a general "me first" attitude or disrespectful way of working within their ranks in the first of a series of leadership polls on...

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