Fenwick corporate partner Julia Forbess was featured in Law.com talking about her journey to becoming partner in the fall of 2020, sharing her advice and insights for associates and new attorneys, and the lessons learned from challenges she faced on her career path.
When asked what advice she would give an associate who wants to make partner, Julia told Law.com, “I think the best associates are ones that are engaged and passionate about their work… If you keep a larger perspective on why the details matter, your understanding of the business goals and objectives will make you more valuable to the clients and partners. I’ve found that people like to work with those that are excited by a challenge and approach hard situations with enthusiasm.”
Read the full article here.
Several Fenwick partners have spoken with Law.com about their paths to making partner. Read about their individual experiences at our Paths to Partnership page.