A Conversation with Jay Zimmerman

I recently had the chance to sit down with Jay Zimmerman, Chairman of Bingham, to discuss the changes he’s seen over his career, and to talk about the future of the legal industry and Bingham. Herewith a synopsis. Jay (Harvard, Harvard Law) started his career in...

A Conversation with Allen Fagin

Last week I had the opportunity to sit down with Allen Fagin, Chairman of Proskauer Rose. Allen is Columbia BA summa cum laude, and Harvard Law JD cum laude at the same time he earned an MPP from Harvard’s JFK School of Government. He’s worked at Proskauer...

A Conversation with Greg Jordan of Reed Smith

In 1999, Reed Smith‘s 610 lawyers generated $168-million in revenue, from 14 offices in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states. At the start of 2007, its 1,500 lawyers are on track to do $900-million in revenue, from 21 offices across the US from California to...

A Conversation with Arnie Jacobs of Proskauer

If you’ve never run across Arnie Jacobs, a partner at Proskauer in New York, and a "dean of securities law," I hope the stars may align that you will.  Early in my career as a lowly associate at Shea & Gould, I had the privilege of working...

A Conversation With Ralph Baxter

"A freezing rain was falling one March afternoon in Tarrytown, New York, and I was thinking about frogs." Does that sound like the proper introduction for an AmLaw 30 Firm Chair to use for an article with the theme, as he says farther on, that "I expect...
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