On the Financial Times claim that partners of Cravath, Swaine & Moore chant “The partner is dead, the firm lives” at firm funerals and the so-called “Cravath Walk”
tens of thousands of people attended these things over the years—throw a rock on Park Ave & you’ll hit one. and yet no one can be found who remembers strange chanting? get serious
"3 I really think it’s a great article; I’m happy to send anyone a copy."
Thanks. Please send me a copy.
"Though it appears that about a year ago, they ditched the solely-seniority lockstep model."
Really sad. The seniority firms were real partnerships where it was one for all and all for one. Now they are like NBA basketball teams where everyone is a free agent and has one foot out the door and if I don't get so many touches every night I am out. Depressing. Money ruins everything.
at a certain level, if it’s a good enough story, forget about facts—never let common sense get in the way of a good story