It seems that everyone knows about the associate uprising at Clifford Chance -- except that there never was an associate uprising at Clifford Chance. Once the media got wind of the vitriolic memo sent to the firm's New York partners by a group of associates in October, a veritable uproar ensued, and a collection of myths worthy of Bulfinch was generated. But according to the firm, what really happened was much more mundane.
The Memo Heard Round the World
The American Lawyer
December 3, 2002
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