CORE VALUES STATEMENT
At Lachtman Cohen P.C., “Passionate Advocates, Trusted Advisors” is what we are, but who we are and how we serve our clients and our communities is based on a set of fundamental principles that define our culture and embody the deeply rooted values that we live by as individuals and as a law firm.
WE ARE A TEAM
We share knowledge, opportunities and ideas.
We leverage the creativity and passion that collaboration fosters, achieves the best results for our clients and makes the practice of law rewarding.
We are loyal and genuinely care about each other’s mental and physical health.
We celebrate each other’s successes and support each other in times of adversity.
We are collegial and treat everyone equally, fairly and respectfully.
WE ARE APPROACHABLE
We treat our clients like friends and family.
We are kind, good-natured and empathetic.
We live by the “Golden Rule” and always treat others the same way that we want to be treated – with dignity, respect and professionalism.
We are grateful for every opportunity that comes our way and never feel entitled.
We understand that our clients are counting on us and are always sensitive to their need for a prompt response to their correspondences.
WE ARE HONEST
We are authentic and transparent.
We always act with the highest degree of integrity.
We know who we are and what we stand for.
We always stay true to ourselves – no matter what.
We will not be bullied into compromising our ethics or principles for anyone, even if it means turning down a new opportunity or ending a relationship and the process will cost us time and money.
WE ARE DRIVEN
We strive for greatness and never settle for mediocrity.
We work tirelessly and take great pride in producing the highest quality work product in the most cost-effective manner.
We are “outside the box” thinkers who take creative and unique approaches to resolving disputes and getting deals done.
We are zealous advocates who do whatever it takes to achieve the best and right outcome for our clients, even if it means taking the path of greatest resistance.
We thrive on challenges and are gritty and resilient in the face of adversity.
WE ARE RESPONSIBLE
We appreciate that our clients have entrusted us with matters of great importance to them personally and financially and we take that responsibility very seriously.
We make good on our promises.
We do whatever it takes to get the job done and fulfill our commitments.
We hold ourselves accountable to our clients and each other.
We never make excuses.