Will Meyerhofer

  • In-House Counsel

    I Suck at Law

    Ed. note: This post is by Will Meyerhofer, a former Sullivan & Cromwell attorney turned psychotherapist. He holds degrees from Harvard, NYU Law, and The Hunter College School of Social Work, and he blogs at The People’s Therapist. His new book, Life is a Brief Opportunity for Joy, is available on Amazon. I uttered those […]

    53 Comments / / Dec 15, 2010 at 11:30 AM
  • Biglaw, In-House Counsel, Travel / Vacation

    In-House Counseling: Vacation Memo

    Ed. note: This post is written by Will Meyerhofer, a Biglaw attorney turned psychotherapist, whom we profiled. A former Sullivan & Cromwell attorney, he holds degrees from Harvard, NYU Law, and The Hunter College School of Social Work. He blogs at The People’s Therapist. As some of you have noticed, his weekly Wednesday column has […]

    65 Comments / / Jul 21, 2010 at 11:05 AM
  • In-House Counsel, Law Schools, Rankings

    In-House Counseling: Splitting Hairs

    Ed. note: This post is written by Will Meyerhofer, a Biglaw attorney turned psychotherapist, whom we profiled. A former Sullivan & Cromwell attorney, he holds degrees from Harvard, NYU Law, and The Hunter College School of Social Work. He blogs at The People’s Therapist. An editor at Above the Law suggested some months back that […]

    32 Comments / / Jun 30, 2010 at 11:06 AM
  • Associate Advice, In-House Counsel

    In-House Counseling: I ♥ Law!

    Ed. note: This post is written by Will Meyerhofer, a Biglaw attorney turned psychotherapist, whom we profiled. A former Sullivan & Cromwell associate, he holds degrees from Harvard, NYU Law, and The Hunter College School of Social Work. He blogs at The People’s Therapist. I feel self-conscious sometimes about the pessimism of this column with […]

    45 Comments / / Jun 23, 2010 at 11:21 AM
  • In-House Counsel

    In-House Counseling: Go Climb a Mountain

    Ed. note: This post is written by Will Meyerhofer, a Biglaw attorney turned psychotherapist, whom we profiled. A former Sullivan & Cromwell associate, he holds degrees from Harvard, NYU Law, and The Hunter College School of Social Work. He blogs at The People’s Therapist. My patient was telling me about his new job. On the […]

    40 Comments / / Jun 16, 2010 at 2:12 PM
  • In-House Counsel, Summer Associates

    A Memo for Summer Associates: Bizarro World

    Ed. note: This is a special post from Will Meyerhofer of The People’s Therapist. This article is also posted there. I summered at Shearman & Sterling way back in 1996. Judging from my clients’ feedback, the summer associate “experience” at big law firms hasn’t changed much over the years. With the recession, it’s harder to […]

    64 Comments / / Jun 8, 2010 at 7:52 PM
  • Biglaw, In-House Counsel

    In-House Counseling: Not a Baby Bird

    Ed. note: This post is written by Will Meyerhofer, a Biglaw attorney turned psychotherapist, whom we profiled. A former Sullivan & Cromwell associate, he holds degrees from Harvard, NYU Law, and The Hunter College School of Social Work. He blogs at The People’s Therapist. Here’s a letter I received recently. Yes, it’s real, but I’ve […]

    57 Comments / / Jun 2, 2010 at 11:06 AM
  • Career Alternatives, In-House Counsel, Job Searches

    In-House Counseling: Stooping to Conquer

    Ed. note: This post is written by Will Meyerhofer, a Biglaw attorney turned psychotherapist, whom we profiled. A former Sullivan & Cromwell associate, he holds degrees from Harvard, NYU Law, and The Hunter College School of Social Work. He blogs at The People’s Therapist. It’s frustrating, trying to teach lawyers the fundamentals of doing business. […]

    28 Comments / / May 19, 2010 at 11:08 AM
  • In-House Counsel, Romance and Dating, Sex

    In-House Counseling: Where You Eat

    Ed. note: This post is written by Will Meyerhofer, a Biglaw attorney turned psychotherapist, whom we profiled. A former Sullivan & Cromwell associate, he holds degrees from Harvard, NYU Law, and The Hunter College School of Social Work. He blogs at The People’s Therapist. Office romances are endemic in the legal profession. I see them […]

    49 Comments / / Apr 28, 2010 at 12:41 PM
  • In-House Counsel

    In-House Counseling: No Rest for the Weary

    Ed. note: This post is written by Will Meyerhofer, a Biglaw attorney turned psychotherapist, whom we profiled. A former Sullivan & Cromwell associate, he holds degrees from Harvard, NYU Law, and The Hunter College School of Social Work. He blogs at The People’s Therapist. My lawyer clients sometimes arrive at my office complaining about their […]

    32 Comments / / Apr 14, 2010 at 11:05 AM
  • In-House Counsel

    A Letter to the People’s Therapist: Mental Health and the Bar

    Ed. note: This post is written by Will Meyerhofer, a Biglaw attorney turned psychotherapist, whom we profiled. A former Sullivan & Cromwell associate, he holds degrees from Harvard, NYU Law, and The Hunter College School of Social Work. He blogs at The People’s Therapist. The People’s Therapist received an interesting and important letter a few […]

    27 Comments / / Mar 31, 2010 at 12:07 PM