To be a successful big firm lawyer, you need to understand the art of manufactured outrage. Most successful solo attorneys have developed the skill of manufacturing outrage over years of being the little guy and overlooked for major litigation. As a big firm attorney, though, you’ll need to manufacture outrage easily and on the spot.…
As I start my fifth year as a licensed liar, here are the things I wish I had been told when I first started
The “Old Codger Lawyer,” a species of lawyer that is at least two generations behind but still proudly unaware of it.
Most team-building exercises work well, like tailgating in a parking lot before a partner’s big ERISA trial. But others are not such a good idea.
As a nod to my upcoming CLE requirement deadline, I made a short list of things I’ve actually learned over the course of my big firm legal career.
Beware: Failure to follow these rules may cause your law student to bite.
Max and August often wonder what animals they can legally have as pets, namely woodchucks, bears, ocelots, and squirrels.
Law students shouldn’t date in law school. That means they will.
How a bitter BigLaw partner views his prospects and resolutions for the future.
And now for the law student’s guide to New Year’s resolutions.