Too many of our firms are filled with frustration: frustration with leadership, frustration with followership and frustration with fellowship. One source of this irritation is the disconnect between the boundless potential of high-achieving lawyers and the suffocating constraints of the firms in which they work. Some of the best and brightest minds in our society, people with exceptionally high values and aspirations, find themselves stuck in firms that fail to meet their lofty standards.

THE REASONS FOR AVERAGE