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Feb 11, 2013

New Partners 2013: Missouri roots

Many new partners at law firms in Missouri have at least this much in common: A degree from one of the state’s four law schools.

Feb 13, 2011

Fewer and fewer

New partners at Missouri firms are finding themselves more alone. Missouri’s largest law firms promoted 16 percent fewer people than they did for 2010. And that’s after a 26 percent drop from the year before.

Feb 20, 2009

Two firms up partner contributions

Stinson Morrison Hecker talked for three years about increasing the amount equity partners must pay up front to buy into the firm. The firm took action this year, increasing the upfront amount for capital contributions for its two levels of equity partners to $14,000 and $35,000, up from $10,000 and $25,000, respectively. It was the […]

Feb 12, 2009

Congratulations! Now here’s what you owe

The parking spot is better. The office is larger. The workload may lighten. And the compensation — well, it may be too early to tell how big a change it will be for some of the attorneys who made partner this past year at Missouri firms. “It’s definitely a raise in salary, but I’m suddenly […]

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