February 19, 2010
Fortney on Fiduciary Duties
Susan Saab Fortney has posted Leaks, Lies, and the Moonlight: Fiduciary Duties of Associates to Their Law Firms on SSRN with the following abstract:
This symposium article examines the fiduciary duties of law firm associates. After applying agency principles to the firm-associate relationship, the article analyzes specific duties and discusses cases involving alleged breaches of fiduciary duties by associates. It explores associate duties in the current legal, organizational, and socio-technological environment in which associates practice. The article closes with observations on the importance of firm principals considering the effect of firm culture on associate attitudes and conduct.
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