Tuesday, October 28, 2014

New York Law Journal publishes "First-Year Associates Handbook"

On how to succeed from day one.  A digital version of this Special Report from the NYLJ is available here.  Below is an index and synopsis of the articles included.

Managing Your BigLaw Career From the Start

Gillad Matiteyahu, an associate at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, describes how to make the most of your first year by setting goals, improving your networking skills, and using the latest technological tools that can increase your efficiency and lifehack your career.


Lean In, But Don't Blend In

Allegra J. Lawrence-Hardy, a partner at Sutherland Asbill & Brennan, writes: Use visibility as an opportunity. Being authentic and cultivating self-awareness is a cornerstone of business development.


Using PR to Lay a Foundation for Success

Jamie Diaferia, president of Infinite Spada, and Jesse Dungan, a client supervisor with the company, write: In this new and different post-recession legal landscape, the need for young attorneys to market themselves is essential.


Basic Principles Make Exceptional Attorneys

William T. McCaffery, a partner at L'Abbate, Balkan, Colavita & Contini in Garden City, writes: Any attorney can elevate the level of his own practice by adhering to some basic principles like honesty, hard work, and determination.



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