Bucking Tradition: NewLaw And The Coming Millennials
Jill DessalinesJune 26, 2017, 6:48 PM EDT
Law360, New York (June 26, 2017, 6:48 PM EDT) -- Back when I was a young associate, before the advent of electricity, whenever a partner told an associate to jump, the only questions were how high, what’s my hang time and where do you want me to land? If a partner “requested” that an associate devote the next 24 hours to a project (known as pulling an all-nighter), the only question was what’s the client billing number?
For several years now, I’ve talked to beleaguered old-timers who bemoan the fact that young whippersnappers are no longer...