The 5 Worst Mistakes A New Partner Can Make

Law360, New York (May 20, 2016, 3:37 PM EDT) -- Making partner feels like a giant victory after spending years toiling away as an associate, and you might be tempted to sit back, relax and savor your success — but experts say it's easier to slip up and jeopardize your future as a young partner than you might realize.

Although the position brings more prestige and typically more cash, newly minted partners can find themselves blindsided by their myriad new responsibilities. Failing to take charge of those responsibilities and adjust their lives accordingly, experts say, can burn junior partners down the line.

"One of the tough things to realize is that...

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