Michael Simon is the Internet era’s version of the Man to See. Job-seekers and rainmakers take note: He’ll tell you what he wants. You say you want his job? Where were you five years ago?

Dot-coms: Every lawyer wants them as clients, or, even better, wants to get recruited by one. Preferably by a big one, plump with IPO cash, where the stock options make big-firm partnership draws look like chump change.