Janis Meyer Quoted in Article About Law Firms Making Partners Pay to Leave

June 6, 2016

Janis M. Meyer was quoted in the article "Firms Increasingly Making Partners Pay to Leave" published by on June 6, 2016. 

The article examines the trend of moves to claw back bonuses which is how many law firms are looking to protect themselves from cash walking out the door in a low-demand market and to discourage lateral departures. Ms. Meyer says depending on the circumstances, "[s]tructuring sign-on bonuses as loans that are only forgiven as a matter of employment could be seen as a breach of the profession’s rules against restrictions on a lawyer’s right to practice." 

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