Unconscionable Arbitration Provisions

, New York Law Journal

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In his Law Firm Partnership Law column, Arthur J. Ciampi, managing member of Ciampi LLC, writes that a recent, partially successful challenge to a law firm's arbitration provision, based upon the doctrine of unconscionability, is worth exploring to understand if one's partnership agreement and practices are susceptible to this attack and raises the perennial question concerning whether such arbitration provisions are beneficial to all or whether they favor the firm as opposed to its individual partners.

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