Outstanding Women: Lynn Rossman Faris

Law360, New York (April 10, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Whenever her enthusiasm starts to wane, plaintiffs lawyer Lynn Faris gets on the phone with one of her underdog clients to remind herself why she does what she does. Even this diehard employee advocate and self-confessed workaholic needs a little encouragement now and then.

A phone call is the best cure for burnout, says Faris, who for the past four years has been lead counsel in a massive, multidistrict class action by drivers against mail delivery giant FedEx.

“Whenever I get tired I just call up...
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