Law Firm Partnership Agreements

This book tackles the key “life events” of a law firm partnership—formation, setting compensation, partner admissions and departures, retirement, dissolution, termination of the partnership and more.
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ISBN: 9781588522689
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​Whether your firm consists of two lawyers or five hundred, Law Firm Partnership Agreements is a must for your office. This book tackles the key "life events" of a law firm partnership—formation, setting compensation, partner admissions and departures, retirement, dissolution, termination of the partnership, mergers and acquisitions, and much more.

For firms in the course of development, here is the advice you need for selecting the form of the entity—general partnership, professional corporation, or limited liability partnership—with the advantages and disadvantages of each.

Also included are a state-of-the-art model partnership agreement and other practical forms of agreement, such as a "memorandum of understanding" for lateral partners that serves as an adjunct to the main agreement. In short, You'll get everything you need to ensure that your firm's partnership agreement is up to snuff.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: An Overview of Law Firm
Partnerships

Chapter 2: Choice of Entity for the Firm

Chapter 3: Setting Up the Firm

Chapter 4: Management Structure

Chapter 5: Partnership Income and Assets

Chapter 6: Changes in Relationship Among
Partners

Chapter 7: Dissolution

Chapter 8: Buying, Selling or Merging Law Practices

Chapter 9: Law Firm Bankruptcies