As we prepared our coverage of this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award winners and The American Lawyer’s 40th anniversary, we asked several lawyers to reflect on their storied careers and share their advice for young attorneys just getting started. Following are some of their words of wisdom:

Elizabeth Cabraser of Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein: “Look for a firm that will give you as much responsibility as you can handle as early in your career as possible. It will be scary, it will be challenging, but that is how you find out whether litigation suits you.”

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