Law Firm Partnership Agreements
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
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
Chapter 7: Dissolution
Chapter 8: Buying, Selling or Merging Law Practices
Chapter 9: Law Firm Bankruptcies