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Career Launch: The First Twelve Months

 Ashish Nanda and Thomas DeLong   (Published: August 29, 2007)
Product number:
HLS 08-04
5 pages
Product Type:
Discussion-Based Case Study
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The case presents two situations: 1) two graduating JDs from Harvard Law School compare and contrast their strategies for getting off to a good start in their law firm, and 2) a new associate has to deal with receiving difficult feedback in his very first performance review.

Learning Objectives

The case allows participants to reflect on how they might approach their first few months in their career and encourages them to share thoughts and experiences on what works and what is ineffective.

Subjects Covered

Professional Services, Professional Development


Geographic: United States

Industry: Law Firm

Event Year Begin: 2009

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For hard copies, please contact Lisa Brem E-mail: lbrem@law.harvard.edu; Ph: +1-617-495-8689

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