Last month, Steve Filarsky earned our Lawyer of the Day title after he sent a letter to a losing SCOTUS litigant, advising him to read the opinion “eternally from hell.” As it turns out, Filarsky wasn’t quite done with his vicious letter-writing campaign…
Sometimes, lawyers can go a little overboard with their victory dances. Sometimes, lawyers will think up some really outside-the-box ways to shame the losing litigant — and in the process, themselves.
Most everyone knows what an elevator speech is: it’s a short, pithy, memorable description of a company’s services. Lawyers have always built their reputations on their expertise, such that the creation of an elevator pitch should be one of the easiest things for an attorney to do; however, many lawyers still stumble over the basic question: “What do you do?”