See also, “How a New Lawyer Perceives an Old Lawyer,” supra.
Original image modified from Shutterstock.com photo.
QI’m sure you’ve seen it by now that Latham Watkins is redoing its law firm website and has instructed us associates to look “sophisticated, modern, vibrant and approachable.” As I write this, the photos have not yet been taken. And while I do consider myself sophisticated and modern, I’m definitely not vibrant and approachable. I’ve built my career—albeit a short career so far—on being reclusive and brilliant. In any event, let’s say this photo shoot goes forward as planned. Any thoughts on how to coopt a vibrant and approachable associate look?