In his Professional Responsibility column, Anthony E. Davis, a partner at Hinshaw & Culbertson, writes that law firms acquiring laterally hired lawyers are generally safe in assuming that work performed and fees earned on matters laterals bring to the new firm are the rightful earnings of the hiring firm, but that general rule changes when the laterals move from firms that dissolve following the lawyers' departure.
'Unfinished Business' - Expanding Hurdle to Lateral Hiring
New York Law Journal
August 1, 2012
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