Law firm partners should constantly evaluate the evolving needs of its lawyers, say Foley & Lardner's James Bierman and Richard Weiss. What better place to start than with summer associates, often considered the future of the firm? Law firms hope summer associates will dive in and stick around to make partner, but the truth is today's new lawyers will retire after stints at 10 to 12 jobs. Bierman and Weiss offer their firm's approach to attracting summer associates -- and retaining them.
Commentary: Appealing to a New Generation of Summer Associates
June 7, 2007