The Hardball Times this morning has an article about career lawyers, attorneys who’ve moved beyond the associate level but will never make partner.
Oh, wait, it’s not actually about lawyers. The Hardball Times writes about baseball (which can at particular times involve lots of lawyers).
It’s about the value to organizations of career minor leaguers, Crash Davis and his ilk.1
Read it and think about lawyers in organizations, especially firms, which like minor league affiliates are largely run on an up-or-out basis.