Law360 (January 31, 2020, 12:24 PM EST) -- As ethics counsel, we help lawyers navigate the ethical requirements and implications of leaving and joining law firms. During that process, we have gained firsthand knowledge about the practical issues attorneys face when finding and transitioning to new firms. If you are contemplating making a lateral move, here are some tips we have compiled based on our experience. We hope they will enable you to have a smoother transition to your new firm.
Our tips fall into four categories: (1) firm structure; (2) benefits and your proposed role; (3) compensation; and (4) partnership agreement and other binding documents. Of course, every...
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