Philosophical differences force firm’s reorganization.
Without getting into specifics, philosophical differences are blamed for reorganized re·or·gan·ize
v. re·or·gan·ized, re·or·gan·iz·ing, re·or·gan·iz·es
To organize again or anew.
To undergo or effect changes in organization. Aug. 1 and is now known as Hyden & Miron, sans Plastiras.
“Let’s just say we are near separation,” says George Plastiras, the long-time tax lawyer from his new office on Third Street. “It is like a professional divorce, I guess you could say. A partnership is a characterization A rather long and fancy word for analyzing a system or process and measuring its “characteristics.” For example, a Web characterization would yield the number of current sites on the Web, types of sites, annual growth, etc. of the reorganization as a professional divorce, but added that Hyden & Miron was only reorganized to the extent that “litigator lit·i·gate
v. lit·i·gat·ed, lit·i·gat·ing, lit·i·gates
To contest in legal proceedings.
To engage in legal proceedings. . If they have clients who have a need for a tax lawyer, that would be something I could help them with.”
Plastiras’ telephone number is answered by a common receptionist at Mitchell Blackstock & Barnes, he explains. Plastiras is leasing office space for his practice from Mitchell Blackstock & Barnes.
Andrea Van Deventer has been hired by Plastiras as an associate. She did not work with him at Hyden & Miron. The only person to join Plastiras through the reorganization was his assistant, he says.
Plastiras says he remains upbeat about leaving the firm he helped found. He’s worked solo before, he says. From 1982 until forming Plastiras Hyden & Miron in the early 1990s, he worked alone.
“As long as I have a telephone and access to computer equipment, I can do what I do best. That’s really all I need.”