Making partner in a law firm is a quintessential moment for celebration. Yet, in the days that follow, after the congratulatory dinners and cocktail parties have ended, the average newly minted partner is also likely to nurse a few doubts about his or her new title. Attaining partnership can be a time for soul-searching and even dread at the increased burdens to come. So Katten Muchin Rosenman partner Brian Corcoran proposes a few admonitions that every new partner might contemplate.
Letter to a New Partner
January 29, 2008