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The American Lawyer honors with Lifetime Achiement Awards those men and women who have had extraordinary careers at some of the country’s most prominent law firms and other legal institutions and whose public service contributions have had far-reaching impact. We also recognize a Law Firm Distinguished Leader, honored for exemplary stewardship of a firm.

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Evan Davis of Cleary Gottlieb, on high expectations

Francis Milone of Morgan Lewis on the need for kids to have “tailwinds”

Theodore Olson of Gibson Dunn, on advice to new lawyers

Stephen Susman of Susman Godfrey: “Eat What You Kill and Speak What You Write.”