• Sean Hayes

Hiring a NY Lawyer or Law Firm in New York: Due Diligence of NY Attorneys


Hiring a NY lawyer can be stressful. I have hired many associates and senior lawyers for my firm and a large international law firm I worked with. I find the vetting of lawyers requires high-level interview skills and a lot of instincts. In many cases, it is more art than since. I find that a short contact is, often, not adequate to determine if the lawyer is right for your needs. While hiring a New York lawyer is hard for law firms, I can’t even imagine how hard it is for those with no experience with lawyers and especially New York Lawyers (a totally different breed of lawyer). I am writing this post in reaction to some horror stories I have heard of and, recently, witnessed. I shall share that story, for another day.



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