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Like most law school graduates, I never had a secretary until I started working as an attorney at a law firm. She was a seasoned legal secretary, and I shared her with a senior partner.
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How might a young associate make a positive impression on partners in their new law firm? What to do to make a meaningful impact and stand out in ways that matter?
For a perspective on this oft-asked question, we...more
Full disclosure: I am a Carolina Panthers fan and had the good fortune to be at the game on Monday night. If you follow pro football, even casually, you have heard or seen the replay of the controversial call/no call at the...more
Most of what I know about litigation I learned from other lawyers. Sure, I learned from my own experience and mistakes. But just as surely, I borrowed from lawyers I admire and consider “the best.”
Good litigators come...more
When you spend a lot of time looking at the world through the lens of developments in the legal profession, sometimes the ironies of happenstance can slap you right square in the face. Take, for example, page B3 of the of...more
Are you on LinkedIn? You should be. Set aside some time to fill out a profile and get a headshot to include on your page. You want to make sure you have a good headshot, one that looks professional if you want to be...more
Nov. 7 (Bloomberg Law) -- David Wolfson, partner at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy and chair of the firm's professional development committee, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about the Milbank@Harvard program. The...more
The following suggestions are based on my experience practicing labor and employment law as an associate at two large law firms and as senior in-house labor and employment counsel at a multibillion dollar international...more
Oct. 23 (Bloomberg) -- Peter Kim, executive director of the Museum of Food and Drink, talks with Bloomberg Law's Spencer Mazyck about his transition from practicing law at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP to joining a...more
Helping others through pro bono advocacy is not only a professional obligation, but it is also a potent tool for professional growth. Ignore— just for a moment—the hopefully obvious benefits to your community, the legal...more
Sept. 19 (Bloomberg Law) -- Anthony Crowell, Dean and President of New York Law School, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about the school's new 2 year law degree program and the prospects for a federal ranking system of...more
Aug. 29 (Bloomberg Law ) -- Ben Trachtenberg, associate professor at the University of Missouri School of Law, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about how a recent set of disciplinary actions against law school...more
Aug. 9 (Bloomberg Law) -- Brian Leiter, professor at the University of Chicago Law School, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about the American Bar Association's recent report on the state of legal education in America. ...more