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Generations of lateral partners have been consistent in identifying two factors as key reasons they left their prior firm and were attracted to their current firm: 1) how well the firm supports and helps elevate their practice and 2) culture. Explore the results of this year’s Lateral Partner Satisfaction Survey to see how these factors have influenced partners’ satisfaction with their moves.Read More
To prepare for discussions with potential merger partners, boutique law firms should first consider the challenges they hope to address with a merger and the qualities they prioritize in possible partner firms, say Howard Cohl and Ron Nye at Major, Lindsey & Africa.Read More
Ron Wood discusses the range of career possibilities in public interest law, as well as with quasi-governmental entities and professional associations.Read More
Navigating your career path can be a challenging and introspective journey—and each step can have big consequences for your future. Amy Vanderhoof and Stephanie Crosse provide advice on how to expand your network and start a job search when the time is right.Read More
In Massachusetts, several statutes give employees rights to significant time off for caregiving: the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Massachusetts Parental Leave Act, and the Massachusetts Paid Family Leave Act.Read More