Bloomberg Law
Free Newsletter Sign Up
Login
BROWSE
Bloomberg Law
Welcome
Login
Advanced Search Go
Free Newsletter Sign Up

Don’t Waive Protocols for Laterals, Speakers Say

March 21, 2017, 5:15 PM

Law firms may regret it if they treat a prospective lateral hire with kid gloves just because the lawyer can bring lots of business to the firm and wants a quick decision, according to a Mar. 2 panel discussion at the 16th Annual Legal Malpractice and Risk Management Conference.

A law firm trying to land a star should still adhere to its usual protocols even if it means working overtime to clear conflicts of interest and check out the candidate, speakers said at a session entitled “Tales From the GC’s Office: What’s Keeping Law Firm General Counsel Busy.”

Monitoring ...