Fb2 A Law Unto Itself: The Untold Story of the Law Firm of Sullivan and Cromwell ePub
by Frank Ipsivs,Frank Lipsius,Nancy Lisagor
|Author:||Frank Ipsivs,Frank Lipsius,Nancy Lisagor|
|Publisher:||William Morrow & Co; 1st edition (May 1, 1988)|
|Fb2 eBook:||1965 kb|
|ePub eBook:||1706 kb|
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A Law Unto Itself: The U. .has been added to your Cart. From its founding in 1879, Sullivan & Cromwell was no ordinary law firm. Early on, it devised new ways of forming huge monopolies, and in 1902-04 was instrumental in convincing the .
A Law Unto Itself: The U. government to build a canal in Panama rather than Nicaragua. The authors, journalists with law expertise, give mostly black marks to long-time senior partner John Foster Dulles, whose blunders in Europe between the wars did not prevent the firm from continuing to thrive under the New Deal. Recently, S. & . while still successful, has been slow to adapt to a changed legal climate.
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The book's first section centers on co-founder William Cromwell, ""The Law Bender,"" who-after the 1887 . And the post-1960 period is spottily rendered in brief discussions of: the firm's mistreatment of associates; its slowness in giving women equal treatment; its 1970's ".
The book's first section centers on co-founder William Cromwell, ""The Law Bender,"" who-after the 1887 death of idealistic partner Sullivan-turned the firm into a ruthless protector of corporations and robber barons. He invented ways of circumventing the Sherman Antitrust Act; he defended . Harriman's takeover shenanigans with ""deceit, bribery, and trickery"" (though ""it was all legal""); he lobbied and connived to get the Panama Canal built on his client's land.
And the book seems to view the firm as all-powerful. That characterization might make S&C lawyers happy - it’s good for business - but the authors sometimes forget that what they are writing about is just an often dull law firm.
Book by Lisagor, Nancy, Lipsius, Frank. Sullivan and Cromwell- the whitest white shoe law firm in NYC. A great book and basic to understanding NYC and Washington DC and how connections going back 200+ years are in play. Mary Beth rated it liked it May 05, 2014. David rated it did not like it Aug 20, 2007. Bosh rated it it was ok Sep 14, 2016. Joseph Green rated it really liked it Aug 30, 2011. Denis rated it liked it May 17, 2009.
Volume 63 Issue 2: real estate in business history. A Law Unto Itself: The Untold Story of the Law Firm Sullivan & Cromwell. ByNancy Lisagor and Frank Lipsius · New York: William Morrow and Company, 1988. 360 pp. Illustrations, appendixes, notes, and index.
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by Nancy Lixagor and Frank Lipsius. Select Format: Hardcover. ISBN13: 9780688048884. Release Date: June 1988.
Nancy Lisagor & Frank Lipsius. Download PDF book format. Library of Congress Control Number: 87035490. International Standard Book Number (ISBN)
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