If you’ve been around the block in the world of document review you start to notice some patterns. No matter what the subject matter of the review or how illustrious the law firm involved may be, some things just remain the same. Here’s a roundup of the 6 types of document review projects that are all too familiar.
The dream of “making it” in a large city (generally personified by New York) is a cultural touchstone, an easy reference point for those looking to tell a familiar tale. And this convention holds true for the legal profession as well — Biglaw is at its biggest in New York and the majority of the
Outing the Biglaw attorney managing your project as callous and mean-spirited is probably not the right strategy for a contractor. Unless, of course, that contractor expects to be living in a van down by the river. Law is a remarkably small world, and these sorts of outbursts have a way of making the rounds —
Ah, the easy life. For some people it is the windmill they keep tilting at, trying to find the exact right amount of effort that things work out for them, but not so much that they have to worry or stress out — about anything really, but certainly about a job. My father was like
Lawyers, by nature, are not very optimistic people. Maybe it’s a function of assessing risk constantly — with your ass on the line no less. Or just that lawyers tend to get called in after the s**t has hit the fan, so we aren’t generally exposed to the very best of humanity. I can no