Is that all there is? Is making partner the end?

The late Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun once said, “A wedding is an event; a marriage is an achievement.” Much the same could be said about the attainment of ownership in your professional practice. Your ascension is an event; partnership is an achievement. And so the analogy goes that a law firm partnership is much like a marriage and a breakup much like a divorce. Life repeats itself in business.

James Cotterman lists 12 tasks or steps that the new partner must consider


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