What Not To Do If You Want To Make Partner

Law360, Houston (April 12, 2013, 9:31 PM EDT) -- Law firms value rainmakers, closers and fierce litigators, but ambitious associates can derail their long-term prospects if they fall victim to any of several subtle traps along the path to partnership, according to attorneys with several major firms.

While good grades, law review membership and mock trial awards can land a budding attorney a highly sought-after and lucrative associate position, those qualities only open the door. To advance in an environment where your colleagues are as smart, or smarter than you, it takes the foresight to...
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