A recent wave of lawsuits against law firms brought by their attorneys has some firms looking to mandatory arbitration as a way to gain control over such disputes. But the mechanism for resolving those clashes may not prove a good fit for the peculiar workings of a law firm.

Although the use of mandatory arbitration has grown among employers in general that want to better manage employment feuds, law firms apparently have yet to embrace the strategy used by many of their own clients.

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