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A focus on trends in the profession, leaders in their fields and, occasionally, the whimsical side of law.

Ex-Prosecutor Goes From Seeing Cases in Black and White to Adding Shades of Gray
Andres Rivero was on a yearslong winning streak when he learned a personal lesson about “shades of gray” that made him walk away from gleaming prospects and a coveted job.

The Big Law Ad Evolution
Forty years ago this month, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that lawyers had a First Amendment right to advertise their services. And the law firm ad was born. Here’s a look at how far—or not—Big Law advertising has come since the 1977 decision in Bates v. Arizona Bar.

Boris ‘Bow-Tie’ Feldman Demonstrates How to Tie One On
Boris Feldman doesn’t mind being known as “that guy with the bow tie.” The Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati partner represents leading technology companies including HP, Facebook and Google, and the colorful neckwear sets him apart from the Silicon Valley crowd.