"Do what you love. Attorneys spend a lot of time at their desk, a lot of time handling other people’s problems and issues, a lot of time away from their family. If you don’t truly love your job, the stress of spending all that time is compounded.”
The firm has pledged a corporate contribution of $250,000, to be paid over five years, to endow a faculty scholar position. It also has challenged its 90 or so equity partners to match that amount in their personal giving.
Alumni who worked in the Law School’s Women, Children, and Social Justice Clinic as students tend to be fiercely loyal to the clinic and its faculty. Now, with an ambitious fund-raising goal, organizers are hoping that their enthusiasm is catching.