David Lat Leaves Above the Law; Moves to Lateral Link

Extract from David Lat’s article “A Departure Memo, From David Lat”

Years ago, when I left Wachtell Lipton as a fourth-year associate, I had an unusual plan: to move to Los Angeles and become a Hollywood talent agent. I can’t recall how this got into my head — no, I wasn’t inspired by fellow gaysian Lloyd Lee of Entourage, which hadn’t aired yet — but this was my announced intention. It puzzled my colleagues, but at the same time, they knew that Biglaw wasn’t for me.

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