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In a recent Law360 feature, the publication discusses the most important question you should ask before making a move to a new firm. Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney Shareholder Jesse H. Diner responded, telling the publication that, “The question that all laterals should ask a new firm is 'Does the firm have an integration plan for me, and will there be a point person responsible to make sure that there is follow through on the integration plan?' There are a lot of other questions (re: firm finances, diversity initiatives, etc.), but very rarely does a candidate ask how the firm plans to help integrate them and their clients, and a lot of the time, that’s the biggest issues when laterals are unhappy when the join a new firm.” 

Read the article – “The Question You Need to Ask Before Jumping Ship” (Law360, January 9, 2015) Subscription required.