6 BigLaw Myths Debunked

Law360, New York (April 26, 2010, 5:44 PM EDT) -- While the era of leaked memos and legal gossip blogs has increased transparency in the legal world, many law school students, summer associates, and even junior attorneys just entering the field still hold on to certain misconceptions about law firm life. Here, seasoned attorneys lend a hand to debunking a few of the most common myths about life as a big-firm lawyer.

Myth #1: Becoming a BigLaw lawyer will guarantee my financial success.

Even with the rash of recent pay cuts, sure, you're set to make...
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