April 2007 Vol. 105 No. 6 THE REVIEW

Laird: Utterly Monkey Roosevelt: In the Shadow of the Law

William D. Henderson & David Zaring

Young Associates in Trouble

Utterly Monkey. By Nick Laird. New York: Fourth Estate. 2005. Pp. 1, 344. $13.95.

In the Shadow of the Law. By Kermit Roosevelt. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux. 2005. Pp. 1, 370. Cloth, $24; paper, $14.

Large law firms have reputations as being tough places to work, and the larger the firm, the tougher the firm. Yet, notwithstanding the grueling hours and the shrinking prospects of partnership, these firms perennially attract a large proportion of the nation’s top law school graduates. These young lawyers could go anywhere but choose to work at large firms. Why do they do so if law firms are as inhospitable as their reputations suggest?

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