TITLE

Time to shut up and tie up

AUTHOR(S)
Diamond, Alison
PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
Lawyer;2/21/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explains how to get the most out of mergers between law firms. When firms merge successfully, the individual career decisions of their lawyers and support staff come into sharp focus. While a merger will always create uncertainty, the temptation to immediately "jump ship" should be avoided. Any merger takes a minimum of six months to bed down and a decision to move on should be balanced against how this will be perceived in the marketplace. The key for lawyers and support staff alike is to remain open minded. As the two firms begin to integrate fully, career advancement opportunities will often present themselves and a more objective view can be taken.
ACCESSION #
16314343

 

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