Link: Lowering the Bar: Firm Fires Managing Partner Via Note on Chair. Here is another reason to practice solo. You won't get fired by your partners by finding a post it note on your chair. Ugh. This was a name partner, in a big firm, and he was treated like crap. Now, the partners are going to be in litigation over the break up for who knows how long. As Mulder said: "Trust No One".