The Last Act: Rules of Succession


The accumulated wisdom of the incumbent is incredibly valuable during the transition period and no one is in a better position to get a new leader up to speed than his or her predecessor. I know from first-hand experience in facilitating candid, in-depth discussions between the outgoing and incoming firm leaders, that the outgoing leader can provide unique insights on everything from the expectations of certain power partners to the idiosyncratic attitudes of various board members.

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DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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