Three years after leaving Biglaw for a young litigation-finance firm, is she glad she made the move?
Commercial litigation provides anyone within it with unparalleled experience in the wide range of business disputes that it encompasses under its umbrella.
Most on-screen dramas do not come close to depicting what litigation is like in real life. Make sure your clients understand this.
But be careful about becoming too enamored of your ‘winning’ argument.
Try to make an effort to be a little better at knowing your limitations, and be a little more willing to swallow your pride and ask for help.
Judge Thapar believes that we need to replace the current system with one that delivers justice to people more quickly.
The perks are just that — perks, extras — they are not the core of the job.
Lawyers need to find opportunities to make choices and to make judgment calls. Practice often so you can become a great lawyer.
All of this is going to end up screwing California taxpayers.
This is a real skill that needs to be developed on the job, and all midlevel associates will learn how to do it eventually.