Virginia Pearcy ran away from home and started college at age 14. She was accepted to law school just four years later. Along with her career as a big-firm associate, she's been at the center of some of the more controversial anti-war protests in the country and even let Cindy Sheehan live at her home for a year. Pearcy's journey in life has not been typical at any age or stage, but now the 30-year-old Orrick associate is tackling perhaps the most typical of lawyerly challenges: making partner.
Orrick Attorney Puts Activism on Hold to Make Partner
September 6, 2007
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