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Skadden: Power, Money, and the Rise of a Legal Empire

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An look at one of the most profitable law firms in the world describes its partners, its rise to power, and its clients, and discusses the profound shift in values illuminated in the firm's success. 20,000 first printing.
Published November 1st 1993 by Farrar Straus Giroux
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Tyler Storm
May 14, 2015 Tyler Storm rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Really good book for Law School Students, potential Law School Students, and for individuals interested in how parts of the legal profession operate. A lot of things about law firms are typically kept quite secret and behind the doors. You do hear some rumors on the online forums, however this book you hear it straight from the sources(e.g. partners, managing partners, members of the Committee). Lincoln Caplan opens up a prominent law firm and exposes how it operates internally to the public. Yo ...more
Guillermo DeLeon
Superbly written and researched. A great account of the early days of Skadden and its rise to the top.
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