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And Covington & Burling antitrust
lawyer Deborah Garza talks about her
life’s work—which involves three stints with
the Department of Justice—and how as a
young associate, she scored a job that she
thought was a prank.
We think this lineup adds to the
notable attorneys, including Maureen
Mahoney and Carter Phillips, that we’ve
featured in the past.
Thank you for reading. We welcome
FROM THE PUBLISHER
“How do you do it?”
That’s a question we get asked a lot.
“How do you choose who to feature in the
magazine and on the cover? Particularly on
It’s not easy. There are so many good
lawyers with so many interesting stories,
and we can only select a few each year.
First, you have to be on the list to be
featured in the magazine. The longer
you’re on the list, the better. The higher on
the list, the better.
We strive for diversity: in practice area,
law firm, gender. We strive for quality,
and over the years have won a number of
Society of Professional Journalists Awards.
But to make it all work we need
interesting stories to tell: yours.
In this issue, we were thrilled to have
Ted Olson of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and
David Boies of Boies, Schiller & Flexner,
together at one table for a wide-ranging
discussion about marriage equality, law
firm culture, what each looks for in a new
hire and the future of the billable hour.
Personal injury attorney Salvatore
Zambri, of Regan Zambri Long, tells us
what it was like to represent victims of
2009’s devastating Metrorail crash.
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