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Of Counsel Agreements

Round Up of Resources on the Amorphous “Of Counsel” Relationship

September 27, 2010 by Carolyn Elefant

Nearly every lawyer has heard of the “of counsel” relationship, yet few understand what it is.  That’s not surprising, because of the many different variations of “of counsel” relationships, from the retired senior partner who stays on with the firm in an “of counsel” capacity to the part-time lawyer who doesn’t generate enough business to […]

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Of counsel – another solo practice option

August 13, 2006 by Carolyn Elefant

This month’s issues of GP Solo Magazine has an article by Elio Martinez entitled Of Counsel:  An Alternative to Solo and Firm Practice.  The article tells a little bit about Martinez’s of counsel arrangement (all of them differ, I think): My of counsel arrangement is simple. I maintain a separate and independent practice while occupying […]

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Counsel on “Of Counsel” Agreements

March 3, 2006 by Carolyn Elefant

Frequently, either in emails to this site or on my listserves, I see questions by lawyers asking about “of counsel” arrangements, from how to find these relationships to what kind of contract should be used to memorialize them.  So I was happy to see that Dennis Kennedy has done the work for us with this […]

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