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When Biglaw Firms ‘Needed Bodies,’ They Just Offered Partnership Titles To Associates

When Biglaw Firms 'Needed Bodies,' They Just Offered Partnership Titles To Associates

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Companies have used this as a way to lure these senior colleagues away from one company to another. They needed bodies. The only way they were able to get people to jump ship was to offer the partnership on day one.

– Adam Oliver, CEO and co-founder of Firm Prospects, commented during an interview with Law360 on Biglaw firms that offered advisor or partner titles to shareholders as leverage during the side-hire process.

Staci ZaretskyStaci Zaretsky is Senior Editor at Above the Law, where she has been since 2011. She loves to hear from you, so feel free to email her with any tips, questions, comments, or criticisms. You can follow it Twitter Or connect with her on LinkedIn.

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