In the fourth of the series of articles about lawyers’ Seven Deadly Sins, this article addresses the professional risks that can arise from gluttony. In the context of law firm management and professional conduct, gluttony is that behavior in which an attorney overindulges or overconsumes, whether it relates to new clients, new types of matters, or even a more traditional vice.
Attorneys are, by nature, competitive and many have a significant drive to succeed. However, those attorneys who do not know when to stop or when to say no can face additional risks.
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