Like the entertainment industry and the trade magazine Variety, with its slanguage, the legal media and business of law have their own language. It’s a language that can be confusing to outsiders, and even to law students and lawyers who have never practiced at a large firm. In our latest video essay, Big Law Business decodes the special language of big law with a short paragraph that we wrote to utilize 14 terms with special meanings. The paragraph is merely an example, any resemblance to actual law firms, or actual events is purely coincidental.
Our previous video essay on a trend in law firm partner promotions.