When Atlanta's Troutman Sanders and Mays & Valentine announced the two firms will merge, they offered up the by-now expected observations about similarities in firm culture. In this case, however, the cultural similarities may not be an exaggeration. Lawyers at both firms say their employers are mindful of attorneys' private lives -- to the point of telling associates not to bill too many hours.
Welcome to Firm Where Billing Too Much Causes Concern
November 1, 2000