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The Rich Choose Solo and Small Firm Lawyers

by Carolyn Elefant on November 20, 2007 · 0 comments

in Legal Profession Trends, Solo Practice Trends

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Worth Magazine just published a list of the top hundred lawyers who serve some of the nation’s wealthiest individuals, with net worths ranging from $2 million to $200 million. (H/T ABA Journal News). The wealth of these lawyers’ clients ranges from In particular, the editors sought out “lawyers with great tact, discretion and stellar interpersonal skills, enabling them to explain a client’s options in the face of incredibly complicated legal and psychosocial issues.

Solo and small firm lawyers comprise at least half of the list. Of course, give the characteristics that Worth was looking for, does that really come as a surprise?

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