What I Learned In My 1st Year: Working For Uncle Wally

Law360 (February 21, 2018, 10:49 AM EST) -- This article is part of a continuing series featuring attorneys' true-life tales from the earliest days of their legal careers.

Here, Paul Hamburger of Proskauer Rose LLP looks back on his first legal job — working for his attorney uncle while still in law school — and identifies three key things he learned that summer that would turn out to shape the course of his legal practice.

My first summer job as a law student in 1981 was with my uncle Wally. He had a solo practice and some very interesting cases. I had completed one year of law school, and...

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