Posts Tagged ‘associate’
What’s It Like Working at a Major New York City Law Firm?by Scott Edward Walker on January 26th, 2011
About once a week, I receive an email or phone call from a law school student asking for career advice and specifically inquiring what it’s like working at a major New York City law firm (as I did for nearly eight years). I discuss below the good, the bad and the ugly.
It’s Time to Destroy the Billable Hourby Scott Edward Walker on March 10th, 2010
The Market Problem
I received three calls over the past few days from entrepreneurs looking for a new law firm because of the excessive fees of their current law firm. Two of the three entrepreneurs advised me that they were reluctant to even call their lawyer with a question because of the fees. I thought to myself: I get it! 15 minutes = $150 to $200 for partners at the big firms. (more…)