Organizational Choices of Professional Services Firms: An Empirical Study

32 Pages Posted: 18 Mar 2003

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Robert W. Hillman

University of California, Davis - School of Law

Abstract

This article offers empirical data on the organizational choices of law firms. The article demonstrates that among all firms the professional corporation remains the associational form of choice. It also demonstrates that size affects firm choices, with larger firms preferring newer limited liability vehicles (especially LLPs).

Keywords: professional firms, partnerships, limited liability partnerships, professional corporations, organizations

JEL Classification: G2, K2, L1, L2, L8

Suggested Citation

Hillman, Robert William, Organizational Choices of Professional Services Firms: An Empirical Study. The Business Lawyer. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=367360 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.367360

Robert William Hillman (Contact Author)

University of California, Davis - School of Law ( email )

Martin Luther King, Jr. Hall
Davis, CA CA 95616-5201
United States
530-752-8020 (Phone)

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