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.

This content has been archived. It is available exclusively through our partner LexisNexis®.

To view this content, please continue to Lexis Advance®.

Continue to Lexis Advance®

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber? Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® is now the exclusive third party online distributor of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® customers will be able to access and use ALM's content by subscribing to the LexisNexis® services via Lexis Advance®. This includes content from the National Law Journal®, The American Lawyer®, Law Technology News®, The New York Law Journal® and Corporate Counsel®, as well as ALM's other newspapers, directories, legal treatises, published and unpublished court opinions, and other sources of legal information.

ALM's content plays a significant role in your work and research, and now through this alliance LexisNexis® will bring you access to an even more comprehensive collection of legal content.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at

What's being said

Comments are not moderated. To report offensive comments, click here.

Preparing comment abuse report for Article #1202548109092

Thank you!

This article's comments will be reviewed.