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Value-Related Issues

Partnering: The "New" Client-Law Firm Relationship

When corporate law departments began expressing a desire for a "partnering" relationship with outside counsel, they often failed to explain the components of that type of relationship and how it would differ from the traditional client/counsel relationship.

In this article, my co-author and I broke down the "new" form of relationship and contrasted it with the historical one.