10/90

So you’ve accurately assessed a client’s problem and laid it out in plain terms.  Or, you’ve critiqued opposing counsel’s positions on a transaction to the farthest extent possible.  These are necessary, valuable skills, but only ten percent of the task has been completed.

Ninety percent of the job, the hardest part of the role, is figuring out the fix, the solution.  Any decent attorney can highlight errors and problems; top notch counsel plans resolution. 

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