Once Optimistic, Addicted in the End: What We Can Learn from One Partner's Demise


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Eilene Zimmerman, a journalist and the ex-wife of a Wilson Sonsini partner who died of a drug overdose about five years ago, talks to Gina Passarella, editor-in-chief of Law.com affiliate The American Lawyer, about what Zimmerman uncovered regarding the culture inside Big Law and law schools in researching her new book "Smacked: A Story of White-Collar Ambition, Addiction and Tragedy."

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