What Attorneys Wish They Knew When They Graduated

Law360, New York (June 26, 2015, 2:20 PM EDT) -- Law students have just wrapped up celebrating their graduations, and are preparing to enter the workforce. But everyone seems to agree that law school doesn't prepare graduates to actually practice law. Here, veteran lawyers tell us what they wish they knew when they graduated, and impart advice to their soon-to-be colleagues.

Cheryl Aaron, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

"As a new graduate, I wish I appreciated the concept of 'client services' better — anticipating a client's needs, analyzing laws and regulations from a client's perspective, and understanding the implications of a counterparty's contractual language. In law school, my focus was much more...

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