Mark Herrmann, our in-house columnist, is not a mentor. Never has been. Never will be. Doesn’t care to be. He’s a lawyer. He’s a co-worker. In some cases, he may be a friend. But he’s not a mentor; he has no time for that crap….
Ed. note: This is the latest installment of Inside Straight, Above the Law’s column for in-house counsel, written by Mark Herrmann. Here are two stories, from nearly thirty years apart. They’re bookends on the subject of why standard of review counts. Travel back with me, if you will, to the summer of 1983. I’m ten […]
We’ve all heard how dysfunctional entry-level legal recruiting is: Inordinate expense, decisions made on the briefest of subjective impressions with opacity all around, and what do firms reap for all their efforts? Shocking attrition rates among junior associates. It’s time for a conference on what could work better, and this is it.