The law is a service industry. We serve clients. And if you work in Biglaw, you serve very wealthy clients. Uber-wealthy clients who find your legal fees annoying, but can pay them out of the petty cash lying around the office.
Lawyer don’t make real money in this country. Businessmen do. Hedge fund managers really do.
You want proof? Take a look at this ATM receipt uncovered by our sister-site, Dealbreaker…
Check out the available balance left on this ATM receipt from an East Hampton bank:
Remember that the next time you hear someone complaining about lawyers who charge $1,000 an hour. Obviously, some people can afford it.
Click over to Dealbreaker to find out who made this withdrawal.