Business of LawFrank Michael D'Amore, The Legal Intelligencer
Ten Reasons to Just Say No to New Work: Part One
The relentless pursuit of revenue in this era of decreased legal spending has created an environment in which it is anathema to turn away work. The battles to land new clients and matters are fierce and the consequences of losing are far more damaging than ever. Nevertheless, there are times when the smart play is to decline, no matter how alluring the likely fees are.