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.Ellerby, 138 Ill. App. 3d at 82, 485 N.E.2d at 416 (noting that it is proper for partners to share their fees because the ... properly be attributed to work that a courts, however, apply a policy rather than a technical analysis 2015 Supplement 4:88-5anbsp;...

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


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