The Declining Value of a Midlevel Associate

Matthew Richardson Columns, Lawyer

As a mediocre midlevel at a top law firm, I haven’t really considered plans for my “future.” I always sort of let the tide take me to this place of bitterness. However, many of my friends are starting to make “plans.” Actually, it seems like most of them have already mapped out their lives. Of my closest 4 friends from …

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The Exit Interview Fallacy: Beware Greeks Bearing Gifts

Law Firm 10 Columns, interview, Law Firm 10, Lawyer

If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you already made the gravest error an educated person can possibly make in his or her lifetime, i.e. law school. Everything about that decision virtually guarantees a life of inescapable misery. It’s like walking into a Vegas casino with your life savings (most of it borrowed) and wagering it all at Casino …

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