Thursday, February 10, 2011

Bob Strauss: Mentor

Edward S. Knight, NASDAQ General Counsel, traces his legal roots to a lesson he learned from a fellow Texan, longtime political rainmaker Robert S. Strauss, who was his mentor during his years in private practice at Akin Gump. Early on, Strauss handed Knight a thick legal file and said, “This isn’t just a legal brief. Behind every case, with all its intellectual puzzles, is a person.”

1 comment:

Gary Freedman said...

Yes, I am the person behind Freedman v. D.C. Department of Human Rights, D.C.C.A. no. 96-CV-961 (Sept. 1, 1998).