The Belly of the Beast


The Belly of the Beast

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"Illuminating dark corners from an insider's perspective on BigLaw's ongoing transformation from a profession to a bottom-line business." Posts dissect and comment on news coverage relating to BigLaw life—and sometimes what the blogger hears from other BigLaw partners like himself (though he has recently retired).

Author: Steven J. Harper is a recently retired partner of Kirkland & Ellis in Chicago and an adjunct professor at Northwestern University's School of Law. He is also the author of The Partnership: A Novel, Straddling Worlds: The Jewish-American Journey of Professor Richard W. Leopold and Crossing Hoffa: A Teamster's Story.

Related Categories: Law Firms | Law Professor | Partner | Northwestern University | Large Firm

Recent Posts from The Belly of the Beast

ABOUT THAT LAWYER SHORTAGE…
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THE REAL STORY OF THE NEW YORK PRIMARY
Posted: Apr 20, 2016, 10:45 am CDT
CRAVATH SURVIVES
Posted: Apr 6, 2016, 9:48 am CDT
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Posted: Apr 4, 2016, 7:45 am CDT
THE LATEST BIG LAW FIRM STRATEGY: PERFECTING ERROR
Posted: Mar 30, 2016, 10:11 am CDT
A FACT-FREE DIET
Posted: Mar 16, 2016, 10:05 am CDT
“LET THE PEOPLE SPEAK”?
Posted: Mar 9, 2016, 9:43 am CST
TRUMP, CHRISTIE, EDUCATION, AND STUDENT DEBT
Posted: Mar 2, 2016, 11:47 am CST
LSAT v. GRE – RHETORIC v. REALITY
Posted: Feb 24, 2016, 9:24 am CST