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Think differently to make partner

Thursday, April 07, 2016 @ 8:00 PM | By Grant Cameron

You’re a competent and experienced associate who has worked at a firm for several years, taken on tough assignments and proven yourself.

However, that all-important conversation has never taken place — the one where the firm’s leaders talk about grooming you for partnership.

So how do you make them sit up and consider you as a potential partner?

Lawyers who’ve followed the path and become partners themselves say associates must be determined and have the proper mentality if they hope to break into the upper echelons...