From Explaining the Inexplicable: The Rodent's Guide to Lawyers:
Partner Paranoia: Fear of answering interoffice phone calls and venturing into hallways, rest rooms, elevators, and other places where partners lurk.
Hee hee. Luckily, I do not suffer from Partner Paranoia; however, a number of my friends do! I wonder if there is some sort of vaccination you can get for this disorder???? Beyond NOT practicing law, of course!