3 Keys To Making Partner And Loving It Once You Do

Law360, New York (July 15, 2016, 6:00 PM EDT) -- Making partner can seem like the only goal for an associate in BigLaw, and earning that promotion can be arduous, but there are certain traits you can work on to possibly speed up the process and ensure you maintain a sense of fulfillment in your work once you get there.

In a recent book, three social psychologists with backgrounds in the legal field found through surveys of hundreds of lawyers working in top U.S. firms that factors like interpersonal skills, a certain proactive mindset and a generally optimistic approach to legal work had a big effect on whether associates were promoted...

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