Dorothy W. Nelson
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 […]
I became a lawyer without really understanding that the job cuts time off of your life. My work hours are long, I can’t see my family or friends, and I am constantly at the mercy of the partner or the client. On top of everything, at one point, I was paying 7% on my law school loans. […]