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” ‘The Tone Deafness is Astounding’: Clients Unhappy about Milbank Associate Raise Announcement”

The law firm of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy recently announced that it was raising the annual salaries of its first year associates to   $190,000. Some large law firms have done the same thereafter. Instead of a business-like, matter-of-fact, decisive … Continue reading

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SEC No-Action Letter Addresses Financial Exploitation of Clients

On June 1, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Investment Management issued a No-Action Letter to the Investment Company Institute.  The ICI asked the Division to assure that it would not recommend enforcement against a mutual fund or … Continue reading

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How to Get Clients Involved in Discovery

Before you start discovery, you need to have a plan. Your client should be an integral part of that plan. Here are four ways to get your client involved in discovery decisions. Interview your client. Your client is an essential … Continue reading

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How to Set Up Power Over a Client’s Digital Assets

An increasingly important issue in estate planning is how to handle a decedent’s digital assets, e.g., email and social media accounts, digital files and photographs stored in the cloud. Here’s what to do. You may have heard about the Revised … Continue reading

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Don’t show all your cards to prospective clients

You have an appointment with a prospective client. You plan to tell them everything you will do to help them with their problem. You’ll describe all of your services and give them a list of the many deliverables they can … Continue reading

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