Wednesday, July 20, 2011
3. Law Firms and the Business of Law
John M. Burman, Ethically Speaking: Should Perspective Clients Know if Law Firms Do Not Have Malpractice Insurance?, WYO. LAW. June 2010, 40.
Cynthia Thomas Calvert, Linda Bray Chanow & Linda Marks, Reduced Hours, Full Success: Part-Time Partners in U.S. Law Firms, 21 HASTINGS WOMEN'S L.J. 223 (2010). This article discusses the part-time partners who are becoming more common in law firms across the country.
Susan Saab Fortney, Leaks, Lies, and the Moonlight: Fiduciary Duties of Associates to Their Law Firms, 41 ST. MARY'S L.J. 595 (2010). In this [*177] article, the author discusses the fiduciary duties associates owe to their law firms and whether or not these associates recognize and fulfill those duties
Larry E. Ribstein, Death of Big Law, 2010 WIS. L. REV. 749 (2010). This article discusses the forces that have driven "Big Law" to downsize in recent years.
Paul R. Tremblay, Shadow Lawyering: Nonlawyer Practice Within law Firms, 85 IND. L.J. 653 (2010). This article explores the substantive law and legal opinions that address the regulation of nonlawyer practices within law firms.