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Quote: Originally Posted by mafoofan I like your use of parentheses. That's charitable, isn't it? Are you laughing because you like me a lot or because you don't like me at all? If I expressed all my thoughts through Photoshop, would you respect me more or less? I would respect you more if you were less concerned about being oh so smart. Now say say something to prove your iq.
Quote: Originally Posted by mafoofan Why does everyone suddenly dislike me even more than they already did? Petty, small (no pun intended) and mean-spirited. Look back on your posts and it's hard to find anything charitable. Rob
Mr. Moofan, You are the embodiment of a pissant. A Letterman fixation only seems natural. Go ahead, snark away.
Great choices, Parker. Thanks for the effort. Rob
Quote: Originally Posted by Will Get the Minnis 9/10 or the 11 ounce Smith's Finmeresco if Chan has it. Both cloths should be quarter lined - air circulation is the raison d'etre of fresco-like weaves. I don't like the way the 8 ounce Minnis bags after a few hours of wear. The H&S is flashier and doesn't drape as well. Will, Thanks for the insight. And for your blog. After the Fresco, I think I will try some linen and I'm quite...
Quote: Originally Posted by Flambeur ^^^^ Not to restate the obvious, but when it really comes down to it - if you are a Fortune 1000 firm, you hire biglaw for real business, just like you hire big4 for audit or tax, and just like you hire real investment banks for M&A, valuation, and fairness opinions, and just like you hire the real consulting companies for serious projects, although that depends on other things. End of story. . I think...
My understanding is that the basic fee gets you measured and then a suit is mailed to you. If you pay an extra $200 or so, they will have one additional fitting and the cost basically covers the mailing expenses incurred. Will at ASW explained it on his blog. Rob
^^^^ Agreed for the most part. I beleive there are ways that fees can be managed at large firms. While its been a number of years since I've been in the loop for Canadian firms, associates there were paid almost nothing for the two year clerking period before being admitted to the bar. Law must be one of the few fields where the larger an enterprise gets, the less efficient it becomes. Rob
It seems to me that clients will pay this cost one way or another.[/quote] There are a number of assumptions about clients and what they are looking for in that statement. If the client is huge and needs a firm to be able to throw 15 to 20 lawyers at a matter in a heartbeat, then a large firm is the only practical choice. If, on the other hand, the client is a closely-held business and one or two lawyers can handle the vast majority of work, then a large law firm...
Thanks for the input. Andrew, great photos of the Minnis. This helps. Rob
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