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17 Things I Wish I Knew as a First-Year Associate

A family friend will be graduating from law school this spring and starting his career at a large law firm next fall. Asked to provide some advice, I started compiling tips and recommendations — things to do and not to do. As I considered my own experiences as a first-year associate at a big firm, and then subsequent experiences as a more senior attorney, I quickly formulated a list that required a scroll rather than a Post-It.

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