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    Truth In Advertising: Firm Jokes About Working Associates Like ‘Slavies’

    Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg is one of the most respected law firms in Canada. It’s consistently ranked highly on the Chambers list, and the firm has a low partner-to-associate ratio. People who work at Davies are called “Slavies” because of how hard they work. The advertising people at Davies decided to have a little fun with the moniker. Now some people are calling the ad insensitive to, oh, we don’t know, slaves?

    72 Comments / / Jan 25, 2012 at 1:40 PM