Overcommunicate With Your Summer Associates This Year

By Julie Schrager (May 19, 2022, 4:03 PM EDT) -- The last two years have presented communication challenges unfamiliar to many law firm attorneys.

Informal, in-person hallway conversations morphed into scheduled Zoom calls. For newer relationships, the parties needed to negotiate how to connect: Is an unscheduled phone call from a supervising attorney to an associate to hand out an assignment acceptable? How about from a newer attorney to a superior with questions?

Add in the generalized anxiety born of the pandemic's unprecedented disruption of our daily lives and routines and the growing size of many law firms, and it's fair to say that our traditional approach to professional communications no...

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