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Law Grads from "Non-Elite" Law Schools Proving Partnership Ability

Graduates from lower-ranked law schools may have a tougher time getting jobs in larger firms, but tend to land partnership positions in higher numbers. By reviewing partnership data provided by the National Law Journal , Indiana University law professor William Hendrickson determined that graduates from...

Sacrifices to Becoming a Partner in a Large Law Firm

I seem to have it made as a 37-year-old lawyer: partner with a "Big Law" firm here in Pennsylvania, nice house in the suburbs with spouse and kids, recognized as a solid producer by senior management. I can probably run the table here until retirement in 25 years. Only one problem: I'm...