May 2012

Ellen Kahn comments in the California Lawyer’s “Managing Partners Wear Two Hats Well”


“When you’re a partner in a law firm, you’re an owner,” says Ellen Kahn of Sideman & Bancroft. “In other professions, there’s one president and people follow his orders. In a law firm, every partner has that sense of ownership. So partners need to be comfortable with your leadership to relinquish control and let you do what you need to do to move the firm forward.”