The NLJ 250: Three Decades of Change

Lewis R. Clayton, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison

The National Law Journal


In September 1978 — when the first issue of The National Law Journal was on the stands — I started fresh out of law school at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison (now an LLP, then an old-fashioned partnership). Paul Weiss was a "big" firm, with 174 lawyers, exactly a third of them partners.

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