Lawyers moving from one job to another can create a host of potential problems for themselves and their employers. This two-hour program will address the most common ethical issues that arise from attorney recruiting and lateral hiring, as well as practical tips for law firms and their prospective employees about how to avoid problems in recruiting, hiring, and firing attorneys. If you are considering merging practices, hiring or firing an attorney, or moving to a new job, this seminar will be invaluable. Dayna Underhill, partner at Holland & Knight, LLP and Will Case, Recruitment Manager at Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt will address a variety of topics such as:
· How to identify and avoid conflicts of interest when hiring a new lawyer or merging practices;
· How to communicate with clients and other attorneys about lateral hiring and terminations;
· What level of due diligence an employer should conduct when hiring new lawyers and laterals.
For more information: Call Alex Williamson, Prange Law Group LLC at 503.595.8199. For registration questions, call the MBA at 503.222.3275.