The Article examines a group of approximately three hundred foreign layer LL.M. graduates working in New York between 1999 and 2000, and presents information about their nationality, education, and employment. This information is supplemented with stories of individual foreign lawyers, as well as with the large law firm perspective as articulated by hiring partners at a number of U.S.-based elite international firms. The Article considers the experiences of foreign lawyers in U.S. law schools and law firms, and explores the ways in which these organizations and the foreign lawyers come together to further their respective ends.
The Case of the Foreign Lawyer: Internationalizing the U.S. Legal Profession,
25 Fordham Int'l L.J. 1039
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