the Zealous

31 Jan 20

The basic assumption of our daily work as lawyers is that generally, people will follow the terms of an agreement, and that compliance is the default mode of operation. A widespread normative aversion to intentionally breaking contracts is a fundamental societal assumption. This assumption informs our work as lawyers in negotiating and drafting agreements.

31 Dec 19

According to one prominent European lawyer, us American lawyers are "argumentative to the extreme."

Let's try to work on that for 2020.

Happy new year everyone!