Labor Day is a good time to talk about getting a job. When it comes to Big Law, I have been on both sides of the table. As interviews are playing out on law school campuses, I wonder, “If I were a law student today, what would I ask the people conducting the interviews?”
As it turns out, I would ask the same thing today that I did when I was interviewing for jobs 30 years ago. Before revealing the question, here are a few thoughts from the perspective of an insider.
When I conducted interviews, I always asked myself one question that I assumed — and hoped — students were asking themselves about me: Is this person someone I want to work with — perhaps for a long time?
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