Holland & Knight's announcement that a partner accused of sexual harassment was stepping down from a top slot to which he'd just been promoted holds lessons for other law firms, experts say. In March the firm said Douglas A. Wright had been named chief operating partner. That news was followed by a leak of internal investigation documents, which the firm said unfairly impugned the "reputation of one of the firm's finest partners" -- but it announced shortly afterward that Wright would return to his old job.
Holland & Knight Embarrassment Holds Lessons
Daily Business Review
April 5, 2005