The Belly of the Beast
"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.