100 Percent Inspiration, Perspiration Down the Drain

‘It was a bathtub moment.’

� K&L Gates Chairman Peter Kalis, describing how his firm came up with its punchy nickname (“Name Games Loom Large in Mergers”)

‘Bankruptcy’ and ‘Idyllic’ Have Never Gone Together

‘It was not the idyllic sabbatical I had imagined.’

� Irell & Manella attorney Howard Steinberg, on spending his time off writing a 3,750-page bankruptcy book (“Sidebar”)