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Category Archives: Employment

A Lesson From A Revered Mentor

My mentor, the legendary trial lawyer Louis Nizer, was keenly sensitive to the power of language. In the 1970’s, Mr. Nizer constantly inveighed against the names of certain widespread practices in the distribution of motion pictures -- “block booking” and “blind bidding”... Read More

Never Apologize

Rumpole of the Bailey’s credo was “Never Plead Guilty.”

Real-life lawyers can’t be as dogmatic as Rumpole, the fictional British barrister, but I do have a rule I preach to our executive employment clients, ranging from business CEOs to University Presidents, which... Read More