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This is a show where we talk with top litigators about how they made partner.

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This is a show where we talk with top litigators about how they made partner.

    How to Make Partner at Selendy & Gay

    How to Make Partner at Selendy & Gay

    We interview Faith Gay, Founding Partner at Selendy & Gay. Faith talks about making business contacts in the midst of the pandemic, and what it takes to become a partner at Selendy & Gay.

    • 17 min
    How to Make Partner at Locke Lord

    How to Make Partner at Locke Lord

    We interview Jonathan Young, Partner at Locke Lord. Jonathan talks about why attorneys need to bring their best to every interaction, and why associates eyeing partnerships should aim to work broadly within the firm.

    • 13 min
    How to Become a Federal District Judge

    How to Become a Federal District Judge

    We interview Hon. Jeremy D. Fogel (Ret.), Executive Director of the Berkeley Judicial Institute at UC Berkeley Law School, former federal judge for the Northern District of California and immediate past Director of the Federal Judicial Center. 

    Judge Fogel recounts how his first judicial appointment came about, shares what makes being a judge both burdensome and gratifying, and reflects on how the concept of mindfulness has guided his judicial career.

    Judge Fogel joined Legalist's Advisory Board in September 2020.

    • 40 min
    How to Make Partner at Foster Garvey

    How to Make Partner at Foster Garvey

    We interview Deborah Crabbe, partner at Foster Garvey. Deborah talks about how she became a bankruptcy attorney after a stint in the sports industry, and advises young associates to proactively seek work from clients and mentorship from partners.

    • 23 min
    How to Make Partner at Kutak Rock

    How to Make Partner at Kutak Rock

    We interview Reid Page, partner at Kutak Rock. Reid reminds associates that their value should not derive from "how many 6-minute increments you could bill" but from solving clients' business problems. 

    • 16 min
    How to Make Partner at Seyfarth Shaw

    How to Make Partner at Seyfarth Shaw

    We interview Erik Weibust, Partner at Seyfarth Shaw. Erik joins the podcast to talk about the importance of marketing oneself both internally and externally, and encourages young attorneys to establish thought leadership through writing articles.

    • 19 min

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