Partners for Your Business®
Many fine law firms state a wish to "partner" with their clients, but this usually means offering alternative billing arrangements or better communications links. This does not address the most frequent complaint about major law firms, that most work is handled by relatively inexperienced junior lawyers who are, in effect, trained at the expense of the firm's clients.
When Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP promises to be Partners for Your Business®, we mean a great deal more. Most importantly, an experienced partner will handle a client's legal affairs, large and small, with the assistance of well-trained associates and paralegals for appropriate portions of the work. About half of our 104 lawyers are partner/counsel level. Our clients have direct access to the partners responsible for work on their matters. In our office, no client and no matter is too small to receive the attention of an experienced partner delivering the highest quality of legal and business advice.
Our partners are much more than excellent legal practitioners-they also provide clients with valuable business counsel derived from years of relevant experience. The firm's vast contact base allows us to introduce our clients to people who frequently can advance the client's interest; including prospective business partners, customers, sources of financing, investment bankers, consultants and other useful contacts worldwide. Like any good partner, we look for opportunities to add value for our clients beyond the legal work we are retained to deliver.
Where appropriate to a client's circumstances, flexible billing arrangements also constitute part of our partnering commitment. For early stage business clients, including a rapidly growing new media, telecommunications and technology clientele from Silicon Alley and beyond, this may take the form of equity-based fee arrangements creating a direct partnering relationship.
We measure our success by the success of our clients. That's what it means to have the partners of Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP as Partners for Your Business®.
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Client advisory written by Stephen M. Fields published on June 23, 2017
Client advisory written by Guy P. Lander published on June 22, 2017
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Litigation Co-Chair Gary D. Sesser was cited in a May 17, 2017 article in Global Competition Review on the Federal Maritime Commission’s antitrust enforcement role in the shipping industry.
Chambers & Partners has named two practice areas and three attorneys to its Chambers USA 2017 – The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business rankings.
Trusts and estates co-chair Michael I. Frankel presented at The New York State Society of CPAs Annual Estate Planning Conference on May 25.
Carter Ledyard corporate counsel Valentino Vasi was interviewed by Jill Gregorie for the May 30 Ignites article “State Regulator Hits Industry With New Cyber Standards.”
On May 10th, Whole Foods announced that Gabrielle Sulzberger has been appointed the new Chair of the Whole Foods Market Board of Directors.
Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP is pleased to announce that Pang Zhang-Whitaker has joined the firm as a partner in the Corporate Department.
Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP is pleased to announce that John J. Driscoll has joined the firm as counsel in the Corporate Department.
On May 1, 2017, litigation partner G. Michael Bellinger and associate Melissa J. Erwin successfully obtained dismissal of allegations of fraud against ...
On May 9, the Tax-Exempt Organizations Group of Carter Ledyard, together with the principals of Plan A Advisors, a nonprofit consulting company, hosted a Breakfast Symposium on Effective Nonprofit Governance ...
Carter Ledyard corporate partner Steven Paul McSloy recently spent two days teaching on a pro bono basis for the California Tribal College’s fourth Certificate Program in Tribal Leadership and Governance ...
On May 5, 2017, partner Judith Wallace of the firm’s Art Law Practice Group will be speaking at a breakfast and panel discussion at Gerald Peters Contemporary Art on “Smart Art Collecting” ...
Carter Ledyard attorneys Matthew D. Dunn and Jacob H. Nemon accompanied mock trial students from William Cullen Bryan High School