Why are lawyers held to an unreasonable standard?
Some law firms might realize substantial benefits in the long run if they simply paid attorneys more money.
Underpaying associates means that a firm likely has less-experienced attorneys who are more prone to messing matters up.
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The flexibility of non-traditional employment arrangements can easily make up for the reduced compensation that usually comes with these types of agreements.
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If attorneys at smaller firms were paid the same as Biglaw lawyers, and had the same resources, they would be able to provide similar services.
Is it to justify their high rates? Or is it it to convince a client that their firm is better than other shops?