Antitrust Is More Interesting Than You Think, Part 3

Mr. W was mostly trying other cases during the week, so we prepared for BS v. BS on weekends. Every Saturday and Sunday morning I would stroll into the Reed Smith conference room at precisely 9 a.m., and every Saturday and Sunday morning Mr. W would look up at me and say, “Dear God.” read more »

Joe Biden Saved Me from Pocatello, Part 4

Professor H was a formidable, brilliant, intimidating, and impossibly rude professor and I’m sure he was the model for the notorious Prof. Kingsfield in the movie The Paper Chase (which was about Harvard Law). read more »

Joe Biden Saved Me from Pocatello, Part 3

Joe Biden was my new client because he’d called Joseph Hill Associates to ask about something called “federal revenue sharing” (FRS). Most people live long and happy lives without ever hearing that phrase, but, alas, not me. I was JHA’s resident expert on FRS. read more »

Joe Biden Saved Me from Pocatello, Part 2

After I was mustered out of the army I reapplied to law school to finish my second and third years. I assumed my readmission would be pretty much automatic, but I was wrong – I was put through the wringer. read more »

Joe Biden Saved Me from Pocatello

I had no intention of going to law school. In fact, I’d already been accepted into a PhD program in English Lit at Yale and fully intended to spend my life writing poetry and teaching literature on some leafy campus. read more »

Baron Rothschild and Me, Part 5

The Case of the Missing Briefs was a disaster that my legal career survived only because it turned out Mr. F didn’t actually need those particular briefs during the argument before the judge. It’s always better to be lucky than smart. read more »

Baron Rothschild and Me, Part 4

Before I reach the exciting conclusion of my series on Baron Rothschild, I want to mention just two of the many bizarre events that occurred in connection with Imetal’s attempted takeover of Copperweld Corporation. read more »