Who are the richest lawyers (or law school graduates) in America? Let’s look at the 40 or so who made the 2012 Forbes 400.
For some holders of the Juris Doctor degree, “J.D.” has depressing meanings: Just Debt, Job Disabled, Justifiably Depressed. But for others, “J.D.” stands for something happier: Just Dollars. Lots and lots and lots of them. The 2011 Forbes 400 list has been issued — and it contains a number of lawyers and law school graduates….
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.