Dealing with Important People — or those who fancy themselves more important than you — is yet another important skill set not taught in law school.

If you haven’t figured this out by now, let me be the first to tell you: The entire Big Firm system is built on layers of importance. You should try to act slightly more important than you actually are, but trying too hard to seem too important can also get you busted — and booted.

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