Why Income Partners Are Increasingly Spared Over Associates


Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of Daily Journal Corp. (2009)

Part One of a two part article.

Clients are increasingly not willing to pay for the cost-ineffective application of associate attorneys working at BigLaw firm rates for functionally clerical tasks, and rate

accommodations and discounts often are demanded and given. There may have been opportunities to leverage upon overpriced associate labor and to achieve profits in prior

years; but most observers today would agree that those days are now severely limited, if not over.

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