What Law Firm Titles Mean: Of Counsel, Non-Equity Partner, Equity Partner Explained

In this article, readers will learn the various law firm titles were given to attorneys mean and the roles and responsibilities usually associated with those positions. They will also learn what kind of person most often fills these jobs.

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  • What Does of Counsel Mean?
    What Is a Non-equity Partner?
    What Is a Partner/Shareholder?

These distinctions (and what you have to look forward to if you are ever made one of them) are discussed below.

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This is what awaits all associates if you are not asked to leave or are fired from your law office after several years of service.