April 2009

Jeff Carr, the General Counsel of FMC Technologies and ACC Board Member, has spoken often about his idea that legal services fit into four buckets, two of which he is happy to pay for and two of which he thinks will someday be free.  Jeff says he happily will pay for advocacy and counseling, which require skill,

I had the great privilege of participating in FutureFirms 1.0, organized by Professor William Henderson of the Indiana University School of Law.  The event, sponsored by Hildebrandt, feature four teams comprised of law firm partners, associates, current law students and actual clients.  There was a fact pattern that all teams operated from, essentially a typical

Yesterday, I saw something I had never seen before.  A Lincoln pick-up truck.  I’ve never seen a BMW pick-up, or a Lexus pick-up truck.  Nor, if memory serves, an Audi, Bentley, Rolls, Porsche or Infinity pick-up.  I was surprised.  Lincoln used to represent the ultimate in American luxury cars.

Why did this resonate with me?