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Masters of the game : inside the world's most powerful law firm

Author: Kim Isaac Eisler
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A veteran legal issues reporter who has covered the law firm Williams & Connelly for twenty years profiles its late founder and explains how both the firm and the lawyers he mentored came to occupy key roles in American culture and business through a unique combination of philosophical practices.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kim Isaac Eisler
ISBN: 9780312554248 0312554249
OCLC Number: 467925727
Description: xii, 334 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Roots, build, grow, branch --
Hollywood on the Potomac --
The passed-over partner --
War department meets State Department --
Where is Captain Sullivan tonight? --
"Sully" sacks a veep --
Craig's gist --
The little generalist --
Another day, another dollar --
The stage manager --
The elevator operator's son --
The courtesy man --
The high watermark --
Cigars with Castro, flowers for Ferraro --
Non-Hodgkin's strikes out --
The potted plant --
No apples for the teacher --
St. Gabriel's cemetery --
Spying on the birds --
The Enquirer meets the renaissance --
Swank Hillary --
The husky football star : not! --
The fabulous Bennett brothers --
Hillary : the first client --
A summitt and a tragedy --
Pricked by a hatpin --
Elián --
Pardon us --
Goldin parachutes --
Book-sport in D.C. --
Barack atah Illinois --
Dueling hotheads --
Half-baked Alaska.
Responsibility: Kim Eisler.
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A veteran legal issues reporter who has covered the law firm Williams & Connelly for twenty years profiles its late founder and explains how both the firm and the lawyers he mentored came to occupy key roles in American culture and business through a unique combination of philosophical practices.

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