The recent collapse of four major law firms sent about 1,800 attorneys into a dreadful job market, among them firm chairmen and dozens of practice leaders. These former leaders often have a harder sell in landing a new job than the attorneys they once led. Recovering from the black eye of their firms' downfall, they have to show that they're willing to take direction -- possibly for far less compensation than they're used to getting.
When Firms Collapse, What Happens to Their Leaders?
The National Law Journal
August 11, 2009