Category: Style


Five Ways to Write Like Warren Buffett

Each year, the world awaits Warren Buffett’s letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders. Investment insights and macroeconomic musings? Check. But the letter also showcases Corporate American writing at its best. On my new editing tool


Lovable Lawyer Writing Lures Clients

The Golden Collar Awards are bestowed upon the best canine actors. The Pigasus Awards are for those who make far-out claims about paranormal activity. So why not the Burton Award for the best law


Five Habits to Break in 2016

Still in resolution mode? Let me add five to your list. 1. “Have you seen such contract? I can’t find it anywhere.” Even among lawyers who claim to have sworn off legalese, the addiction to


A Menendez Muddle?

When I saw on Twitter that Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) had filed a Third Circuit appeal,[1] I started reading the brief in earnest. I assumed that the brief hailed from BigLaw, and likely from


Trump Trumped?

How would you like to be the General Counsel to the Trump Organization right now? Sweet gig if you can get it. Trump’s GC recently sent a cease-and-desist letter to the Club for Growth