The lawyer was frustrated. He was a partner at a distinguished, old-line firm where the lawyers prided themselves on a strong intellectual bent, always discussing the fine points of law and arguing cases and precedent.

They had brought on board a new partner who looked ideal on paper: an expertise in utility law, a big book of business, perfect for filling a hole in their practice. Once he joined the firm, however, he seemed to have no interest in the law per se; all he talked about were billable hours, fees, and the fancy Porsche he was going to buy with his (assumed) large share of the profits. The alliance didn’t work out and the new partner soon left.

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