Litigation Leaders: Cooley's Mike Attanasio on Strategy, Lateral Hires and Training New Lawyers

The American Lawyer

"I have three significant priorities this year. First, we want to address the industry trend in which it is becoming ever more difficult for young lawyers to get meaningful experience “on their feet.” I worry that in 20 or 30 years, if not sooner, we will see a dearth of classically trained and experienced courtroom advocates among the biggest firms. There are a number of factors that have brought us here as an industry, but at Cooley we want our young lawyers to be mentored and trained as superior advocates first and foremost, and we are committed to getting them those opportunities at every turn."

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Michael Attanasio Litigation Department Chair, San Diego
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Commercial Litigation