Hillman on Lawyer Mobility

Hillman on Lawyer Mobility

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As lawyers move from one firm to another or from private practice into another sphere -- and as firms restructure to meet increasing economic demands -- numerous ethical, practical, and financial questions arise. Hillman on Lawyer Mobility is your definitive guide to this fast developing area of law.Hillman analyzes and clarifies all the urgent legal and ethical ramifications in such areas as:The downsizing of law firmsDisputes over the existence of a partnershipRestrictive covenantsDisincentives to competitionOne-sided fee-sharing agreementsNotice of withdrawalSection 42 elections for withdrawing partnersFiles as property of clientsRetaining liensEnforcement of ethics standards through arbitrationCollateral consequences of account settlement provisionsCompensation for discharged firmsPre-departure solicitationProfit allocation.There are several answers to the question. ... firms because of disgruntlement over management policies. See, e.g. ... 10See Ronald J. Gilson aamp; Robert H. Mnookin, Sharing Among the Human Capitalists: An Economic Inquiry into the Corporate Law Firm and How Partners Split Profits, 37 Stan. ... See also Susan S. Samuelson aamp; Lynn J. Jaffe, A Statistical Analysis of Law Firm Profitability, 70 B.U.L. Rev.

Title:Hillman on Lawyer Mobility
Author:Robert William Hillman
Publisher:Aspen Publishers - 1998-01-01


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