How do you deal with a partner who won’t accept the conclusion you reached/recommendation after performing legal research and analysis because the client wants a different result/answer?

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My suggestion is to CYA with emails and a memo, and make your recommendations clear if you’re certain. I personally would then write whatever motion or brief they want written but I would stand up and say - if it’s really that black and white - that I would not be affixing my signature to it or arguing it because I didn’t feel there was a good faith basis to do so. Nothing is worth more than your bar license and your integrity as an attorney. Some partners, me included, just might respect your assertiveness.

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Download the PDF of the binding case law. Highlight the court level and highlight the holding. Send partner highlighted PDF and request a read receipt.

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Paper the file w your answer. Then, carry out your marching orders.

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Story of oil and gas real estate work. Made me want to smack my head against the wall. Always CYA.

So glad I'm out of it.

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