TBA Law Blog


Posted by: Brittany Sims on May 14, 2013

In a new book titled “The Lawyer Bubble,” author Steven Harper argues that Big Law is taking a huge toll on young lawyers. Harper discusses the reasons why young corporate associates are unhappy with their jobs using findings from a 2007 ABA survey and American Bar Foundation longitudinal study called “After the JD.” The author theorizes that that the intense pressure to log “billable hours” attributes to junior attorneys’ dissatisfaction. Business Insider has the story.