Request for Proposals
Admit it: Your corporation has a lot of legal flotsam and jetsam. This is probably true no matter what business you’re in. On the corporate side, you have routine business transactions, and you may well handle those in-house. On the litigation side, you have a bunch of routine cases that pose little risk to the […]
In-house columnist Mark Herrmann discusses the delusion of personal exceptionalism when it comes to Biglaw firms and the request for proposal process. When everyone sounds the same, how can you make your firm stand out?
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. […]